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Ottawa Public Library / Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa
120 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M2
Derek Knight,Associate Professor, Visual Arts, Brock University, will present a talk entitled:
Art Confidential: Trends and Obsession(s) in Recent Art.
2017 saw the confluence of the Whitney Biennial, Münster Sculpture Project, Kassel’s Documenta 14, and the Venice Biennale. Derek Knight discusses the pros and emerging cons of the international blockbuster exhibition as well as his top picks, from Pierre Huyghe to Phyllida Barlow to Geoffrey Farmer.
Professor Knight was formerly Marilyn I. Walker Chair in Imagination, Creativity and Innovation, Dept. of Visual Arts, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University.