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SUBJECT: Grenfell – Public lectures by visiting art professor

DATE: Nov. 8,2007

Beauvais Lyons, visiting art professor from the University of Tennessee, will give two public lectures at Grenfell College.
            Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery will host a public talk by Prof. Lyons on The Art and Scholarship of Everitt Ormsby Hokes on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts lecture theatre, FA224.
            The Grenfell College Research Office and the Visual Arts Program will host Prof. Lyons’ lecture on The Politics of Parody at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, in the Fine Arts lecture theatre, FA224. This slide lecture provides a survey of work by contemporary artists who have mocked the authority of the academy, the museum, science, history and commerce. Works by Hans Haake, Fred Wilson, Eleanor Rappe, Norman Daly, Ann Fessler and many others are included. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Research Office.

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For further information, please contact Gail Tuttle, director, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, at 637-6209, or gtuttle@swgc.ca, or visit www.swgc.ca/artgallery.

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