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Lecture / Discussion  |  Panel Discussion with Robert Gober, Cynthia Burlingham and Nancy Weekly

Sunday, March 7, 2010, 2:30–4 pm

The exhibition curator, Robert Gober, is a sculptor who occasionally curates exhibitions, the most recent being Robert Gober: The Meat Wagon in 2005 at The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.  His work has been shown widely both here and abroad.  In 2001 he was chosen to represent the United States in the 49th Venice Biennale, and in 2007 the Schaulager in Basel, Switzerland presented a thirty-year retrospective.

Cynthia Burlingham is a deputy director of collections and director of the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, UCLA.  In addition to overseeing the exhibition’s presentation at the Hammer, Ms. Burlingham contributed the catalog essay, “A Natural Preference: Burchfield and Watercolor.”

Nancy Weekly, head of collections and the Charles Cary Rumsey Curator at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.  Overseeing the exhibition in Buffalo, she has been immersed in the Charles E. Burchfield Collection since 1981 and contributed the catalog essay, “Conventions for Abstract Thoughts.”