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Kevin Beasley

SAT, Feb 16, 2019
6 pm

Floor 8

Kevin Beasley: A view of a landscape presents a series of live performances. In this performance, Beasley will interact directly with the cotton gin motor installation to produce new sound compositions in the gallery space.

Kevin Beasley earned his MFA from Yale University in 2012 and has been exhibiting his work since 2006. He recently had a solo exhibition at ICA Boston and has had previous one-person shows at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Project Row Houses, Houston; Casey Kaplan, New York; and kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia. Beasley has performed widely and has been featured in major group exhibitions including the 2014 Whitney Biennial and the 2018 Liverpool Biennial. His work has been featured at institutions including MoMA PS1 and The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; The Renaissance Society, Chicago; and Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans.

This event is free with Museum admission. Event capacity is limited. Entry will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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