@NasherMuseum / no. 141 / March 17, 2015  --  (Archive)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Odili Donald Odita
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Odili Donald Odita
ARTIST TALK TONIGHT: ODILI DONALD ODITA / Tuesday, March 17, 7 PM / Abstract painter Odili Donald Odita will deliver the annual Barbra and Andrew Rothschild Lecture, a talk entitled “3rd Degree of Separation.” This summer, the Nasher Museum plans to commission a mural by Odita in downtown Durham, and also a large-scale wall painting at the museum for Nasher10, celebrating the museum’s first decade. More.

The museum will re-open at 6 PM, and seating in the lecture hall will begin at 6:30 PM
Lavar Munroe

AREA 919 / The Nasher Museum presents the fifth in a series of interviews with artists whose works are part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. Artist Lavar Munroe talks about his series, The Footprints Go This Way and Then They Return.

Open This End
ART WITH THE EXPERTS AT DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH / Monday, March 30, 7 PM / Join Chief Curator Trevor Schoonmaker for a discussion on Open This End. This event is at the Durham County Library Main Branch, 300 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27701.
Kerry James Marshall
Congratulations to Kerry James Marshall, one of the artists selected to participate in the 2015 Venice Biennale. His work Portrait of the Artist & a Vacuum is part of the museum's permanent collection. Marshall was featured in a short documentary to accompany Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, which originated at the Nasher Museum and is now on view at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Kerry James Marshall
NASHER MUSEUM PARTNERS WITH 21C MUSEUM HOTEL DURHAM / Congratulations to 21c Museum Hotel Durham, which opened yesterday in the historic Hill Building in downtown Durham! The Nasher Museum is pleased to partner with 21c Museum Hotel Durham on the occasion of the opening of the hotel and also in celebration of Nasher10, the museum’s first decade. The Double-Feature is an overnight package that includes two tickets to the Nasher Museum, a $100 credit to the hotel’s Counting House restaurant and two T-shirts from the 21c Museum shop. More information.
PRESS                         SHOP
Burnaway     Wine Cork
PRESS / "[Area 919] is a rich and concise show that facilitates new conversations between distinct bodies of work." -Burnaway.com More.
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Banner: Odili Donald Odita, Convergence (detail), 2014. Oil on canvas. 90 x 110 inches. Signed, titled, and dated on verso. Inventory #OD14.002. ©Odili Donald Odita.  Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

DISCOVER: Odili Donald Odita at the 2007 Venice Biennale © Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

LEARN: Andy Warhol, Open This End, 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 11 inches (20.32 x 27.94 cm). Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57, partial and promised gift to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York. Photo by Brian Forrest.

CREATE: Photo by Magnus Lindqvist of Glint Studios. Courtesy of 21c Museum Hotels.

PRESS: George Jenne, Knowing Me (knowing you) (excerpt, detail), 2013. Video (color, sound), 9:45 minutes. Courtesy of the artist.  © George Jenne.
WATCH, READ, INSPIRE and SHOP photos 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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TU (3/17) 7 PM Artist Talk: Odili Donald Odita
WE (3/18) 11 AM Book Discussion
SU (3/22) 2 PM Book Discussion
TH (3/26) 6 PM Global Brazil Conference
MO (3/30) 7 PM Art with the Experts
Power of the Ballot
Visitors are invited to experience Stacey L. Kirby’s latest work Power of the Ballot (2014), part of Area 919: Artists in the Triangle. This “performative interaction” asks visitors to consider “What obstacles do you overcome to vote?” Chief Precinct Officer Kirby and/or her Precinct Officers of the Interior will be at the Nasher Museum activating her performance installation throughout the run of the exhibition.

Complete performance schedule.
A good man is hard to find
To accompany the exhibition Area 919, the museum will host two discussions on "A Good Man is Hard to Find," the short story by Flannery O’Connor, recommended by artist George Jenne as inspiration for his video in Area 919.

Wednesday, March 18, 11 AM and Sunday, March 22, 2 PM at the Nasher Museum. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. The book is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.
Roberto Conduru
Thursday, March 26, 6 PM

Art historian and scholar Roberto Conduru will give the keynote talk, “Indices of Africa in Brazilian Art of the 1960s and 1970s,” for the Global Brazil Conference at Duke

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