Todd Gray with Peter Grant, manager for Led Zeppelin.
Conversations

Todd Gray & Hamza Walker

Wednesday Jul 20, 2016 7:30 PM This is a past program

For one year, the artist Todd Gray wore the clothes of his friend and mentor the late Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the Doors. An act that went beyond artistic homage or memorial impulse, Gray’s gesture is being restaged for Made in L.A. 2016. In this program, Gray’s readings from letters he wrote to Manzarek’s widow about his desire to bring Ray “into the orbital sphere of the art world” will be followed by a discussion with Hamza Walker, cocurator of Made in L.A. 2016 and associate curator at the Renaissance Society.

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