Art History Lecture Series presents Larissa Dryansky

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“A Thing is a Hole in a Thing It Is Not”: On Nothingness in American Art of the 1960s

In 1968 Carl Andre famously defined “a thing as a hole in a thing it is not.” This talk addresses the combined interest in “things” and emptiness in American art of the 1960s. Focusing on the works of Andre, Mel Bochner, Dan Graham, and Robert Smithson, it explores how philosophical approaches such as Sartreanism and notions culled from physics such as antimatter may shed light on the apparent paradox of these artists’ dual concern for materiality and nothingness.

Larisa Dryansky,
Maitre de conferences,
University of Paris – Sorbonne

Date and Time:Apr. 2 | 4:00 PM
Contact: Stacy Brodie
stacybrodie@austin.utexas.edu
512-232-2047
Admission:Free and Open to the Public
Location:ART Building, Room 1.120 Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Department of Art & Art History