Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Buzz Spector to Read at Duff's in the CWE on Monday, March 14
Buzz Spector will be one of the featured readers at the next reading at Duff's, 392 North Euclid, on Monday, March 14.
Other readers will be •chance operations• co-founder Chris Parr and Kristina Marie Darling.
Musical guest will be Learn, Artist!; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cover charge is $3.00.
Advance sign-up for the open-mic following the featured readers is encouraged.
Buzz Spector’s artwork has been the focus of exhibitions in such museums and galleries as the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy.
His art makes frequent use of the book, both as subject and object, and is concerned with relationships between public history, individual memory, and perception.
Spector’s poetry and experimental writing has been published in various journals and reviews since the 1970s, including Benzene, Café Solo, and River Styx. He is the author of The Book Maker's Desire, critical essays on topics in contemporary art and artists' books (Umbrella Editions, 1995), and numerous exhibition catalogue essays. A volume of selected interviews of Spector plus new page art, Buzzwords, is scheduled for publication in 2011 by Sara Ranchouse, Chicago.
Spector is Dean of the College and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
echo of use
-- Buzz Spector
Below: Word works by Buzz Spector.
Posted by Tony Renner at 4:28 PM