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Studio Series: Kahn & Selesnick

DATE

Friday, May 1, 2020

TIME

6pm – 9pm

LOCATION

Education Pavilion

AUDIENCE

Adults 18+

COST

Free for members | $10 guests

EVENT CONTACT

760.436.6611 | info@luxartinstitute.org

DESCRIPTION

Please join us for Artists-in-Residence Kahn & Selesnick's Studio Series on May 1st. Experience a unique opportunity as Kahn & Selesnick discuss their background and artistic process and unveil their residency work.

-6pm to 7:00pm- Reception
Music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments.

-7:00pm to 8pm- Artist Talk

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Kahn & Selesnick. Nicholas Kahn, born in New York City, and Richard Selesnick, born in London, UK, have collaboratively created extensive mythologies since the 1980’s. Working with photography and installation, their stories are a combination of past, present, and future, mixed with fantasy and anthropology. Using materials, elaborate costumes, and narratives that are pushed to the absurd, Kahn & Selesnick’s anthropologies are a mix of utopian and dystopian lore. Kahn & Selesnick both received BFA’s from Washington University, where they started working together and are currently based out of New York state. They have shown at the Brooklyn Museum of Art; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Houston Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Smithsonian Institution.

 

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