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Mario Naves, School of Art Lecture

March 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Artist, critic, and teacher Mario Naves will present a lecture at the LSU School of Art at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103).

Naves’s work is represented by Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea and has been exhibited at a variety of venues, including the National Academy, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, the Katonah Museum of Art, the Sideshow Gallery, and Lesley Heller Gallery. His work has been written about in The New York Times, Art in America, The New York Sun, The Village Voice, Time Out New York,, Abstract Art Online, The 22 Magazine, Two Coats of Paint, and other publications. Naves has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The E.D. Foundation, the George Sugarman Foundation, the National Academy of Design, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the City University of New York.

His writing has been published in Slate, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Sun, Smithsonian, ARTS Magazine, New Art Examiner, Tema Celeste, The New Criterion, and The New York Observer, where his column, “Currently Hanging”, appeared on a weekly basis from 1999–2009.

He has taught and lectured at Cooper Union, the New York Studio School, the National Academy of Design, the Henry Street Settlement, Montclair State University, the New York Public Library, the Art Directors Club, the Ringling College of Art and Design, Rutgers University, and the University of Utah, where he was named a distinguished alumnus in 2010. He currently teaches at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn College, and Hofstra University.


March 22, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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LSU College of Art & Design Auditorium
LSU Design Building, Room 103
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 United States
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