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Tours & Talks


Wednesday Nov 7, 2012 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM This is a past program
A Conversation with Zarina
9/30/12---Join the artist Zarina and curator Allegra Pesenti for a conversation in the galleries of the exhibition Zarina: Paper Like Skin. (1 hour, 12min.)
Zarina: Paper Like Skin
"Zarina: Paper Like Skin" is the first retrospective of the Indian-born American artist Zarina, featuring approximately 60 works dating from 1961 to the present. Paper is central to Zarina's practice, both as a surface to print on and as a material with its own properties and history. Works in the exhibition include woodcuts as well as three-dimensional casts in paper pulp. Zarina's vocabulary is minimal yet rich in associations with her life and the themes of displacement and exile. The concept of home-whether personal, geographic, national, spiritual, or familial-resonates throughout her oeuvre. Join Zarina and curator of the exhibition, Allegra Pesenti as they speak about Zarina's life, work, and history. (Run time 12 min.)

Lunchtime Art Talks take place every Wednesday at 12:30pm. The Hammer’s curatorial department leads free and insightful 15-minute talks about works of art currently on view or from museum collections. This talk will be led by Allegra Pesenti, curator, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts.

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