Lisa Le Feuvre discusses Holt, Smithson

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

  

 
 
Open to All at No Cost

Lisa Le Feuvre, Executive Director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation, will discuss the creative and investigative spirit of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson—who developed innovative methods of exploring our relationship with the planet—and the transformation they brought to the world of art and ideas. The lecture is free and open to the public Monday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. in the Western Washington University Fine Arts Building, Room 238.

Le Feuvre is the inaugural Executive Director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation. Established in 2017, the Holt-Smithson Foundation is dedicated to the creative legacies of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, who developed innovative methods of exploring our relationship with the planet.

Before joining the Holt-Smithson Foundation, Le Feuvre led the Henry Moore Institute, a center for the study of sculpture located in Leeds, England. She has curated exhibitions in museums and galleries across Europe, worked as an educator in cultural institutions and universities across the world, and published in international publications and journals. Le Feuvre is on the 2018 Turner Prize Selection Committee and is a non-executive director of Book Works.

© Nancy Holt, Stone Enclosure,: Rock Rings, 1977-1978.

 

For disability accommodations, please contact the department presenting the event. Disability access information is available online at Parking Services, and further resources can be found on Western's Disability Resources website.

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