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Beginning May 27, we will be closed as part of Oberlin College’s Sustainable Infrastructure Program.

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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
440.775.8665

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Tuesday — Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Sunday Closed
Open until 5:00 p.m. & always free

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The Allen presents changing exhibitions along with engaging guest speakers and public programs.

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The Allen's collection is particularly strong in 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting, Japanese prints, early modern art, African art, and more.

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Reviving a "Dead" Sculpture: Art, Illness, and Conservation in the Work of Hannah Wilke

Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Reviving a "Dead" Sculpture: Art, Illness, and Conservation in the Work of Hannah Wilke

Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

The AMAM presents a lecture and discussion on the conservation challenges posed by a work in the Allen's collection that has never been on view. Ellen Johnson '33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Andrea Gyorody presents her research on a latex sculpture by the late feminist artist Hannah Wilke, whose interest in decay and ephemerality, Gyorody argues, supports a nontraditional approach to the display of her work. Joining the conversation are Marsie Scharlatt, Wilke's sister, who is a trustee and director of the Hannah Wilke Collection and Archive in Los Angeles; and art conservator Heather Galloway. An audience Q&A will follow.

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The Allen Online series will continue throughout the year, with events on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

Hannah Wilke (American, 1940–1993), Homage to a Large Red Lipstick 1974-75, latex with metal snaps. Gift of the artist in honor of Ellen Johnson. Allen Memorial Art Museum, 1975.55. Image credit: Hannah Wilke Collection and Archive, Los Angeles.

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