@NasherMuseum / no. 071 / November 05, 2013  --  (Archive)
Yinke Shonibare - Scramble for Africa
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
A Season Outside
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 First Thursday Gallery Talk with Pedro Lasch - LATINO/A AMERICA
FIRST THURSDAY / Thursday, November 7, 6 PM / Meet artist and Duke Professor Pedro Lasch, whose work LATINO/A AMERICA  is part of the installation Pedro Lasch, Susan Harbage Page and Yinka Shonibare. Cash bar at 5:30 PM; Gallery talk at 6 PM.
Art with the Experts - Trilogy: A Season Outside
ART WITH THE EXPERTS - DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY / Monday, November 11, 7 PM Juline Chevalier, Curator of Education, and Sumathi Ramaswamy, Duke Professor of History, present a talk on the Nasher Museum's current exhibition, Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space.

This event is at the Southwest Regional Library Branch of the Durham County Library, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707.

Shazia Sikander Artist Talk
ARTIST TALK: SHAHZIA SIKANDER / Thursday, November 14, 7 PM / During her residency at the Nasher Museum, New York artist Shahzia Sikander will meet with Duke faculty and students and give a public talk about her work. In 2008, she took part in a residency at Doris Duke’s Honolulu estate, Shangri La. There, she created large-scale projections of her own abstract drawings, transforming elements of the architecture and landscape at night. Photographs of her projections are included in the Nasher Museum’s exhibition Doris Duke’s Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art.
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey Catalogue
THE PERFECT GIFT / Dazzle your friends and family this holiday seasons with the latest book from the Nasher Museum. Our richly illustrated 176 page, full-color catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. The catalogue is now available in the Nasher Museum Store or online.
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FROM OUR BLOG / And then it happened—she began to tell me her story, a story that had also taken place before she was born but set the trajectory of her life by its impact on those in her family. Read more.

IN THE STORE / New! Nasher Museum exhibition banners are transformed into handsome tote bags, iPad covers and luggage tags.

Save online and when you visit the Nasher Museum Store. Nasher Museum Members enjoy a 10% discount in the store and cafe, and receive free, unlimited admission and special invitations and subscriptions to our mailings. Become a member! Join online, call 919-684-3411 or visit the museum information desk.

Banner image: Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Scramble for Africa (detail), 2003. Fourteen life-size fiberglass mannequins, fourteen chairs, table, and Dutch wax printed cotton; overall: 52 x 192 1/8 x 110 1/4 inches (132.1 x 488 x 280 cm). The Pinnell Collection, Dallas, Texas. © Yinka Shonibare MBE. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2013. Commissioned by the Museum for African Art, New York. Photo by J Caldwell.
Image for ENGAGE: Pedro Lasch, LATINO/A AMERICA (detail), 2003/2013. Mixed-media installation, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. © Pedro Lasch. Photo by J Caldwell.
Image for LEARN: Amar Kanwar, Trilogy: A Season Outside (still), 1997. Video (color, sound), 30:00 minute loop. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris.
Image for TALK: Shahzia Sikander, Unseen 1, 2011. HD-digital projection, dimensions variable. Photo by David Adams. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Image for BLOG: Nalini Malani and Iftikhar Dadi, Bloodlines (detail), 1997 (refabricated 2011 by workshop of Abdul Khaliq, Saddar, Karachi). Sequins and thread on cloth; two sections: 65 x 73 3/5 inches (165 x 187 cm) and 49 x 62 3/5 inches (124.5 x 159 cm). Courtesy of the artists and Green Cardamom. Image courtesy of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Photo by J Caldwell.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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TH (11/07) 6 PM First Thursday Gallery Talk
SA (11/09) 4 PM Museum closes early
SA (11/09) 7 PM Annual Benefit Gala
MO (11/11) 7 PM Art with the Experts
TH (11/14) 7 PM Artist Talk: Shahzia Sikander
SA (11/16) 10 AM Sketching in the Galleries
SU (11/17) Noon Live and Local
Book Discussion - My Name is Red
Take part in two discussions of Orhan Pamuk’s book My Name Is Red (you need not have read the book to enjoy the discussions) on Wednesday, November 13, 11 AM, and Sunday, November 17, 2 PM (with talk by translator Erdag Goknar), at the Nasher Museum.

My Name Is Red
and other books from our discussion series are available in the Nasher Museum Store.

Complete book discussion schedule.

Sketching in the Galleries

Sketching in the Galleries
Saturday, November 16, 10 AM

Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.

Live and Local

Live and Local
Sunday, November 17, Noon

Enjoy live jazz vocals with Frankie Alexander in the café and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

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