Wednesday, March 9th // 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Renowned conceptual artist Lorna Simpson has used photography, film, drawing, and, most recently, painting to confront and challenge conventional views of gender, identity, culture, history, and memory since she first became well known in the mid-1980s for large-scale photograph-and-text works. Simpson is a recipient of The Gordon Parks Foundation Award, The Whitney Museum of American Art Award, and she was a finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

Join MFA Boston as Simpson presents an engaging overview of her life and discusses the current direction of her work.

This event is part of The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticket Required

http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/lorna-simpson
Museum of Fine Arts / Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161), Boston, Massachusetts

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Lorna Simpson is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:
http://www.lsimpsonstudio.com/

Image Credit:
Lorna Simpson, Chess, 2013.
Still image from HD video installation with three projections is courtesy of Artist Lorna Simpson and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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