Patron's Circle Lecture and Open House October 18
The Department of History of Art at Ohio State presents its 2nd Annual Patrons’ Circle Lecture on Thursday, October 18, at 5:30 pm in room 0002 of the Psychology Building, 1835 Neil Ave. The event will be followed by an open house in Pomerene Hall (1760 Neil Ave.), the department’s newly renovated home.
The lecture features Alexander Potts, Max Loehr Collegiate Professor, Department of History of Art, University of Michigan. He will discuss Hybrid Practices and Political Art - Asger Jorn, Joseph Beuys and the Counterculture of the 1950s and 1960s.
The author of numerous books, Potts’ work on art and artistic theory explores sculptural aesthetics and the history of sculpture, experimental practices and the aesthetics of realism in mid- and later 20th century art, art and artistic theory in the 19th century, and Enlightenment and post-Enlightenment conceptions of the classical ideal.
The Patrons’ Circle was established in 2011 as a means of fostering collaboration and exchange between the students and faculty of the Department of History of Art and cultural and philanthropic leaders throughout the community.
The lecture and open house are free and open to all. For more details, call (614) 292-7481.
Image: The Avant-Garde Doesn't Give Up, Asger Jorn, 1962