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Mills College Art Lecture Series: Anna Betbeze

September 19, 7-8 PM
Danforth Lecture Hall
Anna Betbeze (b. 1980, Mobile, AL) uses the conventions of painting to make new, multi-sensory objects. Describing the experience as “when seeing becomes breathing, stroking, tasting, and sound—often simultaneously," Betbeze suggests an erotic synesthesia at play in her works, that allow them to be sensed as much as they are seen.
She has had solo exhibitions at Nina Johnson Miami, Markus Lüttgen Cologne, Luxembourg & Dayan in London, Kate Werble Gallery New York, and Francois Gebaly, Los Angeles. Her work has been shown at institutions such as MOMA PS1, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and among other galleries and institutions around the world.
Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Artforum, Modern Painters, New York Magazine, Frieze, and The Los Angeles Times. She is a recent recipient of the Rome Prize.
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