In conjunction with Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards, Open Space hosted a series of in-gallery talks given by SECA Art Award winners. Participating artists selected and spoke on a single work on view.
Jordan Kantor on On Kawara’sMAR. 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
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.