Experiments in Form: Rethinking Abstraction and Materiality c. 1970

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 7 – 9 pm

Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Dr.
Evanston, IL 60201


In conjunction with the exhibition Experiments in Form: Sam Gilliam, Alan Shields, Frank Stella, Janet Dees, Block curator, and Naomi Beckwith, Museum of Contemporary Art curator and Northwestern alumna, will discuss the use of abstraction and materiality in 1970s American painting including the work of artists Sam Gilliam, Howardena Pindell, and Alan Shields, among others.