1. This Will Have Been: Donald Moffett on Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s

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    The exhibition, This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, provides an overview of the artistic production of a decade of cultural and political transformation. Presenting canonical as well as nearly forgotten works produced between 1979 and 1992, the exhibition touches on major developments of the period, including the rise of the commercial art market, the politicization of the AIDS crisis, the increased visibility of women and gay artists and artists of color, and the ascension of televised media. Organized by MCA Chicago, This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s is guest curated by Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. More info: mcachicago.org

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    • This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s: "Kissing Doesn't Kill"

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      The exhibition, This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, provides an overview of the artistic production of a decade of cultural and political transformation. Presenting canonical as well as nearly forgotten works produced between 1979 and 1992, the exhibition touches on major developments of the period, including the rise of the commercial art market, the politicization of the AIDS crisis, the increased visibility of women and gay artists and artists of color, and the ascension of televised media. Organized by MCA Chicago, This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s is guest curated by Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. More info: mcachicago.org/exhibitions

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      • Dunkerley Dialogue: Donald Moffett with Mason Stokes

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        Mason Stokes in conversation with New York based artist/activist Donald Moffett whose exhibition, "Donald Moffett:The Extravagant Vein", is on view at the Tang Museum. As an original member of ACT UP and the 1980s AIDS activist collective Gran Fury, Moffett has been—and continues to be—a persistent and influential presence on the the New York art scene. Moffett and Stokes will discuss ideas, catalysts, and the context in which Moffett has been making art for the past twenty years. Stokes, an Associate Professor of English and chair of the English Department of Skidmore College, teaches courses in African American Literature and the history of sexuality. Dunkerley Dialogues are made possible by a generous gift from Michele Dunkerley, '80.

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        • Footnotes and Headlines: Sister Corita Panel Discussion

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          7/7/09 -- A continued conversation about Corita Kent, the co-subject of Julie Ault's 2000 Hammer exhibition Power-Up: Sister Corita and Donald Moffett, Interlocking. Kent gained international fame during the 60s and 70s for her vibrant serigraphs, happenings, and gatherings put to the purpose of social awareness/activism. Artists Jim Isermann, Pae White and Donald Moffett discuss her work, legacy, and influence on the contemporary art scene. Moderated by independent design curator Brook Hodge. (Run Time: 1 hour, 19 min.)

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