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Noted Artist Jonathan Monaghan to Speak in Hartford Art School's Auerbach Lecture Series


Posted 02/28/2017
Submitted by Daniel Deutsch
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements

Guest artist Jonathan Monaghan will present a lecture entitled “Fear and Desire in the Digital Age” as part of the Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series, begun in November 2001. The talk is free and open to the public, and is made possible by The Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund of the Hartford Art School Endowment, Inc. Visiting artists are brought to campus twice each semester for one to two days; during that time they deliver public lectures and spend time in the studios critiquing student work.

When:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:30 p.m.

Where:
Wilde Auditorium in the Harry Jack Gray Center on the University of Hartford campus
200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut

Jonathan Monaghan (born 1986, New York) works with animation, prints and sculpture. His works are dreamlike explorations of fear and desire, critically examining issues surrounding wealth, consumerism, authority, and technology. Past exhibitions and screenings of his work include The Sundance Film Festival, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Hirshhorn Museum, and The British Film Institute. His work has been featured in several media outlets, including The Washington Post, VICE, The Wall Street Journal, and The Village Voice. Monaghan is represented by bitforms gallery in New York and Galerie 22,48m2 in Paris.

For more information, contact Karen DeGrace, executive assistant to the dean of the Hartford Art School, at 860.768.4392, or degrace@hartford.edu.