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Date of Release: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Contact Info: 

Katie Kazan, Director of Public Information 
608.257.0158 x 237 or katie@mmoca.org

Sheri Castelnuovo, Curator of Education
608.257.0158 x 227 or sheri@mmoca.org

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Artist Talks Accompanying the 2007 Wisconsin Triennial

MMoCA Announces Artist Talks 
Accompanying the 2007 Wisconsin Triennial

MADISON, WI – Five artists participating in the Wisconsin Triennial will discuss their work during public talks in the lecture hall and galleries of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. All presentations are open to the public and are free, except where noted. 
  
The Wisconsin Triennial will be on view at the museum through July 15, 2007. 
  
Art Talk with Fred Stonehouse
Thursday, May 17  •  6:30 pm
Fred Stonehouse will discuss his idiosyncratic cast of characters that comment on the human condition and its various betrayals, wounds, and disillusions in his work. Free to MMoCA members, $5 for the general public. Lecture Hall. 
  
Gallery Talk with Beth Lipman
Friday, June 1  •  6:30 pm
Beth Lipman will discuss her sculpting process as well as her recent interest in photographing, and then destroying, her sculptures. Free admission. State Street Gallery.
  
Gallery Talk with Nicolas Lampert
Friday, June 8  •  6:30 pm
Nicolas Lampert will talk about his Meatscapes digital collages and Attention Chicken! sculpture, their technical processes, and his interest in broadly disseminating his art in museums, galleries, ‘zines,  parking lots, and elsewhere. Free admission. Main Galleries.
  
Gallery Talk with TL Solien
Friday, June 22  •  6:30 pm
Inspired by novels such as Moby Dick, TL Solien will discuss his large-scale paintings that join personal narratives with nineteenth- and twentieth-century literary references. Free admission. Main Galleries.
  
Gallery Talk with Tom Jones
Friday, July 6  •  6:30 pm
Ho Chunk Nation member Tom Jones will talk about his recent photographic series, Native Commodity, which critiques the commercial use of Native American imagery in the Wisconsin Dells. Free admission. Main Galleries.

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