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CollectionTalk: Artist Lisa Corinne Davis

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:30pm Zoom

For the fall semester, Sheldon is presenting its CollectionTalk series online. Login to live discussions with artists, curators, and historians on artwork and exhibitions currently on view at the museum.

On September 23, artist Lisa Corinne Davis, whose painting “Deductive Data” is a new acquisition on view in the exhibition “Point of Departure,” speaks with Tyler Green, host of the Modern Art Notes podcast.

To attend, RSVP to Laurel Ybarra at laurel.ybarra@unl.edu or 402.472.1454.

Davis holds a BFA from Pratt Institute and an MFA from Hunter College, where she currently serves as a professor of art and head of painting. Over the past twenty-five years, Davis has also taught at Parsons School of Design, Cooper Union School of Art, and Yale University.

Davis has received numerous awards, including the Louis Comfort Tiffany grant, a National Endowment for the Arts’ Visual Artist Fellowship, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, and three visual arts fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her work is included in many collections: the Museum of Modern Art in New York, J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, and Victoria and Albert Museum in London, among others.

Tyler Green is a historian, art critic, and producer/host of the Modern Art Notes podcast. He is the author of “Carleton Watkins: Making the West American,” University of California Press, 2018; and “Emerson’s Nature and the Artists: Idea as Landscape, Landscape as Idea,” Prestel, September 2021.