The Biennial as a Global Phenomenon: Brian Sholis and Caroline Jones in Conversation

The Biennial as a Global Phenomenon: Brian Sholis and Caroline Jones in Conversation

Thursday

September 12, 2019

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Lunder Center at Stone Hill

In conjunction with the exhibition Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007–2019, exhibition curator Brian Sholis and MIT art historian Caroline A. Jones gather in the Hunter Studio at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill for a conversation about the history and future of the biennial as a global phenomenon. Jones is a scholar of modern and contemporary art whose most recent book is The Global Work of Art: World’s Fairs, Biennials, and the Aesthetics of Experience (University of Chicago Press, 2017). Introduced and moderated by Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects. Aperol spritzes will be available for purchase.

Photo: Katherine McMahon