Jeremy Deller Lecture - SAIC's Visiting Artists Program

Submitted by events on Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:35pm
Jeremy Deller, English Magic (installation view), British Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd., Glasgow, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York and Art: Concept, Paris. Photo: Cristiano Corte
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

London-based conceptual artist Jeremy Deller is known for his political and social work that takes the form of interventions, performances, videos, and installations. Significant works include The Battle of Orgreave, a reenactment by 1,000 veteran miners and members of historical societies of the 1984 clash between miners and police at Orgreave, Yorkshire, England; It Is What It Is: Conversations About Iraq, a road trip from New York to Los Angeles with an Iraqi citizen and a US war veteran, towing a car destroyed in a bomb attack in Baghdad; and Sacrilege, a life-size inflatable version of Stonehenge, co-commissioned by the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and the mayor of London.

This lecture event is free, non-ticketed and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m.

Location and contact
The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium
230 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago  Illinois  60603
United States
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