Interdisciplinary Fine Arts Lecture Series: Alex Baker

CBS Auditorium

Visiting artist lecture series hosted by the Interdisciplinary Fine Arts program in the School of Art.

Alex Baker was appointed director of the Fleisher/Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia in June 2012. Before that, he was senior curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Victoria (2008-2012). Formerly curator of Contemporary Art at PAFA and associate curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art (both in Philadelphia), he has organized exhibitions with artists including Robert Ryman, Ellen Harvey, Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen and Laylah Ali, among others. “Indelible Market: Barry McGee, Stephen Powers, and Todd James,” originally developed at the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2000, toured to the Venice Biennale in 2001. He recently co-curated with Toby Kamps “Space Is the Place,” an exhibition about space travel and contemporary art, which toured through Independent Curators International. He has a Ph.D. in visual anthropology from Temple University.

Hamilton Hall
320 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States

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