360 Speaker Series: Joel Shapiro

Exhibition Artist
May 7, 2016 11 am 5/7/2016 12:00 AM 5/7/2016 12:00 AM

One of the most prominent and influential sculptors of the era, Joel Shapiro has long explored geometric form through structural compositions of rectangular elements that visually and physically challenge the possibilities of balance and weight.

Shapiro speaks in conjunction with his Nasher exhibition: a series of recent, brightly painted, suspended forms that hover in space at different heights and angles, along with a series of recent drawings as well as key works by Shapiro from the Nasher’s permanent collection.

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Presenting Sponsor: Martha and Max Wells.

The 360 videography project is supported by Suzanne and Ansel Aberly: this support enables digital recording of all 360 Speaker Series programs and the creation of an online archive for learners of all ages. Additional support for 360 Speaker Series provided by Sylvia Hougland and the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.

Joel Shapiro is organized by the Nasher Sculpture Center and supported by Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger.  Additional support is provided by Cindy and Howard Rachofsky.

Aston Martin of Dallas is the Official Car of the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
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