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Drawing History and the Image as Memory

Fernando Bryce, The Book of Needs (detail), 2015. Ink on paper in 81 parts. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund, 2016.110. Image courtesy of Alexander and Bonin, New York.

Lecture M. Victor Leventritt Lecture

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This event was recorded. Please view the lecture here.

In this evening’s lecture, artist Fernando Bryce will describe his artistic practice as it pertains to some of his works, including his multipart installation The Book of Needs, currently on view in the University Research Gallery. He will begin by detailing the process and methodology of his art, focusing on the conceptual frame and field of interest in which his work moves. He will then offer some examples of his projects, using each to explain different aspects of his practice.

Following the talk, Bryce will be joined in conversation by Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Harvard Art Museums.

Fernando Bryce: The Book of Needs is on view in the University Research Gallery through May 6, 2018.

The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Doors will open at 5:30pm.

Free admission, but limited seating is available. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance. One ticket per person.

After the lecture, The Book of Needs exhibition will remain open until 8pm.

Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

Support for the lecture is provided by the M. Victor Leventritt Fund, which was established through the generosity of the wife, children, and friends of the late M. Victor Leventritt, Harvard Class of 1935. The purpose of the fund is to present outstanding scholars of the history and theory of art to the Harvard and Greater Boston communities.

Modern and contemporary art programs at the Harvard Art Museums are made possible in part by generous support from the Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art.