Exhibition Talk: Materials and Making: Smithson, Egypt, Barnsley

Exhibition Talk: Materials and Making: Smithson, Egypt, Barnsley

Dr Vanessa Corby, Senior Lecturer in Theory, History and Practice of Fine Art at York St John University, describes her research as an artist and art historian as ‘rooted in a fundamental preoccupation with ‘stuff’; a sensibility derived from the landscape of her childhood spent in the rolling hills, forests, soot, rust and general muck of South Yorkshire’.

In this unique talk, Vanessa will discuss her radical re-reading of the work of American artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973), specifically ...

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3 attendees (None invited)

Venue

The Cooper Gallery
Church Street

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