In partnership with the University of Michigan, the UICA has brought the Penny Stamps Series to Grand Rapids. The series includes a weekly lecture by emerging and established artists and designers. Speakers include artist Mark Dion (Sept. 26), painter Alexis Rockman (Oct. 17) and performance artist Janine Antoni (Nov. 28).
Alexis Rockman (official website)
Wednesday, October 17. 7 PM
UICA Members Free /// Non-Members $5
Alexis Rockman is an American contemporary artist. His paintings are ecologically charged and surrealist in style. They are depictions of future landscapes as they may appear impacted by climate change and other human influences. Rockman’s work is in the collections of LACMA, the Guggenheim, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He Now lives and works in New York city.
Wednesday, October 24. 7 PM