OPEN LECTURE Visiting Professor Mira Schor
Visiting Professor Mira Schor: The Self, The Work, The World
22.10.2019 klo 10:00
Auditorio 1, Taideyliopiston Teatterikorkeakoulu Haapaniemenkatu 6
Mira Schor is Visiting Professor at Uniarts Helsinki's Academy of Fine Arts this Autumn. Her lecture "The Self, The Work, The World" is part of the course "Feminisms and painting", and is open to public.
Mira Schor is a painter and writer living in New York City. Schor received her MFA from CalArts where she was a member of the CalArts Feminist Art Program and a participant in the historic feminist art installation Womanhouse.
She is the author of Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture and A Decade of Negative Thinking: Essays on Art, Politics, and Daily Life, (both from Duke University Press). Schor is the recipient of awards in painting from the Guggenheim, Marie Walsh Sharpe, and Pollock-Krasner Foundations, as well as the College Art Association's Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism, a Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for her blog A Year of Positive Thinking and she is a recipient of the 2019 Women’s Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a feminist painter, art historian and critic. Schor was co-editor with fellow painter Susan Bee of the journal and thirty-year editorial project M/E/A/N/I/N/G. In 2017 she was inducted as a National Academician in Visual Arts to the National Academy of Design. Schor is represented by Lyles & King Gallery in New York City who just featured her work in a one artist presentation at FIAC in Paris. In 2020 Schor will have exhibitions at Philipp Haverkampf Galerie in Berlin and at Fabian Lang Gallery in Zurich.