Core Program Lecture | Baseera Khan

Core Program Lecture Series

March 23, 2003

The 2022–2023 Core Program Lecture Series continues with this talk. Baseera Khan, a performance, sculpture, and installation artist based in New York, makes work to discuss materials and their economies, and the relationship to labor, family structures, religion, and spiritual well-being. Khan’s first solo museum exhibition opened at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in 2021 and first solo touring exhibition opened at the Moody Center for the Arts at Houston’s Rice University in 2022. Additionally, Khan is a contestant on the new reality show The Exhibit: Finding the Next Great Artist

Plan Your Visit
Core Program lectures are open to the public, and admission is free. This event takes place in Favrot Auditorium at the Glassell School of Art. Seating is limited, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visiting Guidelines In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.

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About the Speaker
Baseera Khan, a Douglass Discovery Fellow at Rutgers University in New Jersey, is working on a public-art commission on the High Line in New York City for fall 2023. Other locations where Khan has exhibited include the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado; Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism in Germany; New Orleans Museum of Art; SculptureCenter in Long Island City, New York; and Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. Khan’s performance work has premiered at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Art POP Montreal International Music Festival.

About the Core Residency Program
Established in 1982, the Glassell School of Art’s Core Residency Program offers postgraduate residencies for art critics and visual artists.

The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from The Joseph & Sylvia Slifka Foundation; The Powell Foundation; and The Glassell Family Foundation.

Core fellowships have been underwritten by Anchorage Foundation of Texas; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc.; Mr. Brad Blume; Ms. Bettie Cartwright; Mr. and Mrs. Jamal H. Daniel; Mr. Ronald A. Logan; and The Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation, Inc.


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