Thursday, October 22, 2015


7:00 PM, DANFORTH LECTURE HALLThornton is a writer and sociologist of culture. She is the author of Seven Days in the Art World (2008) and33 Artists in 3 Acts. Thornton has been the chief correspondent on contemporary art for The Economist and has written for many other publications.

Rinder is director of the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA). He has held positions at the Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He was the founding director of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts at California College of the Arts, San Francisco.

Sponsored by Corenah Wright Lecture Series/Art Dept.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Mills College Artist Lecture Series: Mildred Howard

October 14th, 2015
Danforth Lecture Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Born in San Francisco in 1945, Howard is an artist known primarily for her sculptural installation and mixed-media assemblages. Howard began her career as a dancer prior to working in visual art. Howard is represented by Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco and has been shown at galleries in Boston, LA, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Cairo and Venice and at the Oakland Museum, the de Young, SFMOMA, the San Jose Museum of Art and the Museum of the African Diaspora. Howard has been the recipient of two Rockefeller Foundation Awards, the Joan Mitchell Award and an NEA Fellowship in Sculpture. Howard has taught at Stanford and Brown Universities, SFAI and CCA.Sponsored by Herringer Graduate Lecture Series

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Nandipha Mntambo

Amazing artist, Nandipha Mntambo, lecturing at Mills College!

October 7th, 2015
Mills College, Danforth Lecture Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Born in 1982, Mntambo graduated with a Masters in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, in 2007. She won the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art in 2011, for which she produced the national travelling exhibition Faena. Mntambo has had five solo shows at Stevenson in Cape Town and Johannesburg and two at Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm. In her work, Mntambo makes cascading sculptures that are molded from cowhide and suggest the human figure. These three-dimensional works, along with her photographs, videos, and performances, explore the similarities and differences between humans and animals, men and women, and attraction and repulsion. Sponsored by Herringer Graduate Lecture Series.