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Friday, October 7, 2022 6:30pm to 8pm

Harvard Art Museums
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In her installation Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums, contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet presents her recent work alongside historical German, Japanese, and Chinese porcelain objects from the Harvard Art Museums.

Join curator Lynette Roth as she talks with Shechet about her artistic process, her past collaborations with German porcelain manufactory workers, and how she recontextualizes these remarkable objects to speak to the larger history of labor, class, and global trade.

Disrupt the View is on view through July 6, 2025.

Speakers:
Arlene Shechet, Artist

Lynette Roth, Daimler Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

Before the lecture, guests are invited to visit the exhibition on Level 1.

Free admission, but seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form beginning on Tuesday, September 27, after 10am.

The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Doors will open at 5:30pm from the Broadway entrance for gallery access, and at 6:00pm for seating for the lecture. The lecture begins at 6:30pm. Please review our general visitor policies, including details on COVID-related precautions.

Limited complimentary parking is available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

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