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Wednesday, June 3, 10am – 4pm


Elijah Pierce. Your Life Is a Book (detail), c. 1940s. Courtesy of Columbus Museum of Art

$170; members $153

About the Class

Inspired by our summer exhibition on Elijah Pierce’s wood carvings, this workshop details the various modes of modern and contemporary sculpture. What made Rodin’s work so different? How did Brancusi link carving and essence? How did Duchamp force a reexamination of what art is? Are “happenings” sculpture? What are the paradigms of insider/outsider art?

Capacity: 75


Matthew Palczynski

Palczynski is an art history lecturer, consultant, curator, and educator for academic, corporate, and nonprofit institutions. He regularly leads sessions on innovation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, teaches art history at Tyler School of Art and the Barnes, and presents lectures worldwide for Road Scholar.