Speaker: Adam Pendleton, participating artist in the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.
Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist who moves fluidly between painting, publishing, photographic collage, video, and performance. Pendleton has been included in major exhibitions worldwide including Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language, MoMA (2012); Greater New York, MoMA PS1 (2010); Manifesta 7,Trentino-South Tyrol, Italy (2008); After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy, High Museum of Art, Atlanta (2008); and two exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since the 1970s (2005) and Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art (2012–13). He has been commissioned to create a new work this year for Performa 13. His first solo museum exhibition will be presented at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis in 2014. Pendleton lives and works in New York City and upstate New York.
This lecture is presented by the Core Program of the Glassell School of Art.
Community Partner: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston