Daily #11

UCLA Department of Art Lectures: Russell Ferguson

Curator and author Russell Ferguson has organized numerous exhibitions, including The Undiscovered Country, Larry Johnson, Francis Alÿs, Wolfgang Tillmans, Patty Chang, and Christian Marclay, all at the Hammer Museum; and In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O’Hara and American Art, Liz Larner, and Douglas Gordon at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. With Kerry Brougher, he organized Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950 for the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC, and Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950 for The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. Ferguson will discuss his upcoming Hammer exhibition, Perfect Likeness. He is a professor in the UCLA Department of Art.

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Location: Billy Wilder Theater
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Hammer Lectures is made possible, in part, by Honor Fraser and Stavros Merjos. 

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