Visiting Artists

Extensive Program of Visiting Artists, Curators, and Critics

Stan Douglas, March 24th 2011, Meyerson B1, 5:30pm

Michelle Grabner, March 31st, 6pm, Institute of Contemporary Art

Amy Franceschini, Future Farmers: A Retrospective 1999-Present, Mon April 4th

Mika Rottenberg, Squeeze, 2010, Single channel video installation, video duration: 20 minutes, Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery in collaboration with Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery

Josiah McElheny, February 24 2011


Sam Durant, Thur, Jan 28

Elenor Antin, Mon, Feb 15, Spiegel Lecture Series

A.L. Steiner, Wed, Feb 17

Maira Kalman, Wed, Feb 10, Institute of Contemporary Art

David Humphrey, Thursday December 3rd, 2009

Gary Hill, April 21st, 4:30PM

Karen Yaskinsky, Oct 28, 2008

Amy Stein, Jan 22, 2009

Alec Soth, Apr 16, 2009

Nina Katchadourian, Thursday, September 24th 2009

Charles Burns, Oct 27, 2008

Tom Nozkowski, Oct 16, 2008

Kate Gilmore, Sept 24, 2008

An-My Lê, Monday, October 19th 2009

William Cordova, Nov 3, 2008

Hamza Walker, 2011

Olaf Breuning, Thursday November 19th 2009

Terry Winters
Internal and External Values
42 x 49 inches

Karyn Olivier, Jan 29, 2009

Mark Lewis, Nov 19, 2008

Barkley Hendricks, Mar 18, 2008


PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series @ ICA
Join us for a series of public lectures presented by the School of Design, Department of Fine Arts. All lectures are held at 6:30 PM at the Institute of Contemporary Art and are free and open to the public.

To see a complete listing of all PennDesign Lectures or RSVP for an event, please visit


2013 - 2014 Lectures
Duane Michals, Meyerson B3 (not at ICA), Sept.19, 2013
Barnaby Furnas, Sept.26, 2013
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Oct.17, 2013
Allora and Calzadilla*, Nov. 7, 2013
Sharon Hayes, Nov. 14, 2013
Tim Davis, Nov. 21, 2013
Ben Katchor, Feb 3, 2014
Alfredo Jaar*, Feb. 6, 2014
Kendell Geers, Feb 18, 2014
Achim Borchart-Hume at Slought Foundation, March 19, 2014
Rainer Ganahl, March 25, 2014
Paul Graham, April 10, 2014
Dawoud Bey, April 17, 2014

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PennDesign Fine Arts Recent Visiting Artists

2012 - 2013
Jon Kessler
Sommer & Lozano-Hemmer
Helen Mirra
Fia Backström
Wendy White
Steffani Jemison
Paul Chan
Spencer Finch
Jules de Balincourt
Wael Shawky
Theaster Gates
Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley

2011 - 2012
Leslie Hewitt
Hamza Walker
Kota Ezawa**
Stefan Sagmeister
Diana Cooper
Not Vital
Charlene Von Heyl
Paula Scher*
Moyra Davey
Matthew Day Jackson
Peter Greenaway*
Krzysztof Wodiczko

2010 - 2011
Anne Chu
Mary Ellen Mark*
Nancy Davenport
Kamrooz Aram
Rick Lowe
Lauren Greenfield*
Matthew Monahan
David Salle
Mika Rottenberg
Josiah McElheny
Stan Douglas
Michelle Grabner
Amy Franceschini FutureFarmers*

2009 - 2010
Charles Atlas
Charlotte Cotton
Eleanor Antin*
Gary Hill
Jun Kaneko*
Maira Kalman
Miler Lagos
Sam Durant
David Humphrey
Nina Katchadourian
John Yau
An-My Lê
Oron Catts
Olaf Breuning

2008 - 2009
Terry Winters
Stanley Lewis
Alec Soth*
Barkley Hendricks
José Roca
Patti Smith
James Duesing
Karyn Olivier
Amy Stein
Mark Lewis
Karen Yasinsky
Tom Nozkowski
William Cordova
Charles Burns*
Kate Gilmore
Mark Shetabi

*The Speigel Lecture Series
**A lecture presented through The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Program in Contemporary Art - Animate Art! and the PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series @ ICA


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