GREAT WAY TO SPEND A SUNDAY
Looking for something to do on Sunday?
Head over to the CAG for an inspiring Artist talk by Tate Modern Curator Mark Godfrey.
Sunday April 1, 4 pm
At the CAG
Free, all welcome
For his first public lecture in Vancouver, British curator Mark Godfrey will elaborate on his comprehensive essay commissioned for the publication which accompanies the exhibition Frances Stark: My Best Thing.
Mark Godfrey is a Curator at Tate Modern in London. Prior to his appointment at the Tate in 2007, he was a lecturer in History and Theory of Art at the Slade School of Art, University of College London. He is the author of Abstraction and the Holocaust (Yale University Press, 2007) and Alighiero E Boetti(Yale University Press, 2011), as well as the survey essay inAnri Sala (Phaidon, 2005). He has published recent catalogue essays on Sharon Lockhart, Christopher Williams, Thomas Demand, Simon Starling, Tacita Dean, and others, and contributed an essay to the catalogue Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph (Art Institute of Chicago, 2011). In 2007 Godfrey curated Matthew Buckingham: Play the Story at the Camden Arts Centre, London, and in 2009-2010, Roni Horn aka Roni Horn, a joint travelling exhibition organized between the Tate Modern and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He curated Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception in 2010 and co-curated Gerhard Richter: Panorama in 2011 and Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan in 2012.
My Best Thing (2011) continues at the Contemporary Art Gallery until April 15, 2012. The publication is co-published by Contemporary Art Gallery, Koenig Books, London, and the Walter Philips Gallery, Banff.