Brendan Getz + Lynne Tillman: In Conversation

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022 4 – 5 pm

900 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607

Brendan Getz + Lynne Tillman: In Conversation
Saturday, February 19
4PM EST/3PM CST

This Saturday, February 19 at 4PM EST/3PM CST please join us for a virtual conversation between artist Brendan Getz and noted writer and cultural critic Lynne Tillman on the occasion of our current exhibition when the after-image is the image. This conversation will revolve around images, memory and writing, and the menagerie of considerations within art-making & life-living where the power of objecthood can speak to it all.    

Zoom link here. Meeting ID: 852 3645 4153

To view the OVR for when the after-image is the image please visit here.

Brendan Getz is an artist who works with painting, writing, installation and sound to slow down and attend to a subtle multiplicity of meaning between objects, images and form – honing in on a politics of attention and the nuance of close looking, while proposing care as a radical act. Brendan has exhibited in galleries and institutions throughout the US including the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, the Contemporary Art Center in Las Vegas, and the LeRoy Neiman Center in Chicago.  His current solo exhibition, when the after-image is the image, is on view at Carrie Secrist Gallery through February 26th. Brendan holds a BFA from Belmont University and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He works out of Berkeley and Los Angeles and is the co-founder and current co-director of the project space take care in downtown Los Angeles.

Lynne Tillman is a novelist, short story writer, and cultural critic. Her novels are Haunted HousesMotion SicknessCast in DoubtNo Lease on Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, American Genius, A Comedy, and Men and Apparitions. Her nonfiction books include The Velvet Years: Warhol’s Factory 1965–1967, with photographs by Stephen Shore; Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.; and What Would Lynne Tillman Do?, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. Her recent work includes the short story The Dead Live Longer, and a book-length autobiographical essay MOTHERCARE, coming in the fall 2022. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writing Fellowship. Tillman is Professor/Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English at The University of Albany and teaches at the School of Visual Arts’ Art Criticism and Writing MFA Program in New York. She lives in Manhattan with bass player David Hofstra.