March 21, 2012

SECA 50th Anniversary Artist-on-Artist Talks: Jordan Kantor on On Kawara

Last week Jordan Kantor (2008 SECA Art Award) talked about On Kawara’s MAR. 16, 1993, from the Today series:

On Kawara, MAR. 16, 1993, from the Today series, 1993; Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Hiroko and On Kawara in memory of John Caldwell; © On Kawara

Jordan Kantor on On Kawara’s MAR. 16, 1993, from the Today series

“As I can”: Jan van Eyck and the assertion of the self.

Edouard Manet and the painting of modern life.

Giorgio Morandi and the daily practice of painting.

Jordan Kantor, Eclipse, 2009.

Jordan Kantor, Untitled (Wrapped/Unwrapped), 2010; chromogenic color print, mounted on 1/4” Plexiglas, face-mounted on 1/8” non-glare Plexiglas; diptych, two panels 30 x 45 in. ea.; Courtesy the artist

Jordan Kantor, Les Meules (installation view at Churner and Churner, New York), 2011; 16mm film, silent, color; Courtesy the artist.

Jordan Kantor with On Kawara’s MAR. 16,1993

Jordan Kantor (2008 SECA Art Award) is a San Francisco–based artist. When he delivered the talk on On Kawara archived here, he was 14,615 days old. Information on his work can be found at Ratio 3 and Churner and Churner.

Tomorrow night: Rebeca Bollinger on Giorgio Morandi’s Natura Morta (Still Life), 1952


Mar 29: Hung Liu on Rosana Castrillo Díaz

DON’T MISS THESE! Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Talks last 20 minutes and are free with museum admission — which is half-price Thursday eves, or of course, totally free if you’re a member. If you can’t make it into the galleries, check back here on Wednesdays: we’ll record and post the audio to Open Space each week.

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