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In-Gallery Talk with the Curator: Gorgeous Idea: I prefer “both-and” to “either or” with Forrest McGill

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In-Gallery Talk with the Curator: Gorgeous Idea: I prefer “both-and” to “either or” with Forrest McGill
Curated by: Forrest McGill

200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
July 17th, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.asianart.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Union Square/Civic Center
EMAIL:  
members@asianart.org
PHONE:  
415.581.3500
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 10-5; Thu (Jan-Oct) 10-9; Thu (Nov-Dec) 10-5; closed Mon
TAGS:  
painting, figurative, modern, pop, traditional, digital, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed-media, installation, conceptual
COST:  
free with museum admission

DESCRIPTION

How can an artwork be seductive and repulsive, pure and profane, grotesque and gorgeous all at the same time? How do we deal with seemingly contradictory ideas communicated through an artwork? Co-curator Forrest McGill unpacks a few of these mixed messages presented in Gorgeous to see how a “both-and” approach opens up a world of possibility.

Gorgeous Idea talks are informal, impromptu in-gallery conversations facilitated by scholars, artists, filmmakers and writers who explore ideas arising from the artwork on view in the exhibition Gorgeous. Each facilitator will present an idea that peaks

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