Todd Bura Dinner Lecture

Dinner Lecture Series
In conjunction with Todd Bura solo show Misfits
Guest Speaker: Kenneth Baker
April 11, 2008, 7-10pm

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Kenneth Baker has been art critic for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1985. A native of the Boston area, he served as art critic for the Boston Phoenix from 1972 to 1985 and contributed on a freelance basis to publications ranging fromArt in America to The New York Times Book Review. He was a contributing editor of Artforum from 1985 to 1992. Baker has also written for museum exhibition catalogs devoted to artists as various as Giorgio Morandi, David Rabinowitch, Manuel Ocampo and Edward Burtynsky. He is the author of ‘Minimalism: Art of Circumstance’ (Abbeville Press, 1989/1997), which the Bay Area Book Reviewers’ Association nominated for a non-fiction award. In late spring 2008 Yale University Press will publish Baker’s latest book, ‘The Lightning Field.’

The Dinner Lecture Series strives to illuminate the practice of the current artist(s) exhibiting in the gallery space and extend the participants’ thinking around topics related to the show. Discussions and debates are encouraged and facilitated by the convivial family style meal that coincides with the lecture that takes place in a comfortable loft apartment in the Mission District.