SBMA Online

Art Matters: What Art Has to Say About the Law

Thursday, April 25, 2019
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Mary Craig Auditorium

Joan Kee, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Michigan

Beginning in the late 1960s, the contemporary art world was increasingly shaped by how its members engaged with the law. From contract-like conceptual artworks to confrontations with police and courts, artists like Suzanne Lacy, Ann Messner, David Hammons, Dennis Oppenheim, and Tehching Hsieh interacted with various facets of the law as an integral part of their creative process. Yet rather than focus on what art has done to law, contemporary artists produced works that raised pointed questions for lawyers, judges and for anyone interested in the legal institution.

Tickets:
TICKET TYPE
PRICE
QUANTITY
SBMA Member
Curators' Patron & above
FREE
SBMA Member
Curators' Patron & above
FREE
SBMA Member
Collector's Patron and below
$10.00
SBMA Member
Collector's Patron and below
$10.00
General Admission
$15.00
General Admission
$15.00
Student
Valid student ID required
FREE
Student
Valid student ID required
FREE