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SOLD OUT – Softening the Land Art Scene: Judy Chicago’s Atmospheres

SOLD OUT – Softening the Land Art Scene: Judy Chicago’s Atmospheres

Judy Chicago’s response to the monumental Earthworks of the American West was nearly simultaneous with their production. Beginning in 1968, Chicago embarked on a series of ephemeral Atmospheres performances using colored smokes and fireworks in the desert that were intended to “soften that macho Land Art scene.” Long overlooked by art historians and scholars, Chicago’s Atmospheres offer a critical counterpoint and essential context to the predominantly male Land Artists working in the desert during the 1960s and 70s. Chicago will be in conversation with William L. Fox, Peter E. Pool Director, Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art.

Ticket includes a hosted reception following the program.

In person tickets for this program are sold out. To be added to the waitlist for this program please email christian.davies@nevadaart.org 

This event is presented as part of the Art + Environment Season: Land Art Past, Present, Futures. Single event tickets to this program are open to the general public and Museum members. Admission is included for individuals who are registered for the Art+ Environment Season. For ticketing questions, please contact christian.davies@nevadaart.org

Special sponsorship provided by the Debra and Dennis Scholl Distinguished Speaker Series.

Special Events
October 21, 2021 4 – 6:30 pm
$35 General
$25 Members
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