Mar 17, 6:30 PM–7:30 PM
John L. Santikos Auditorium
Ticket Price: Free for Bexar County residents
The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, docents, speakers, and staff are our highest priority. As a public health precaution, SAMA has canceled or postponed all public programs through May 8 including tours, lectures, and performances
Take a critical look at Pollock’s innovative artistic vision and learn a reframed history of painters since Pollock with art critic, essayist, and award-winning poet, John Yau.
Doors open at 6:00PM. Seating is first come, first served.
John Yau's Biography:
John Yau has published books of poetry, fiction, and criticism. His latest poetry publications include a book of poems, Further Adventures in Monochrome (Copper Canyon Press, 2012), and the chapbook, Egyptian Sonnets (Rain Taxi, 2012). His most recent monographs are Catherine Murphy (Rizzoli, 2016), the first book on the artist, and Richard Artschwager: Into the Desert (Black Dog Publishing, 2015). He has also written monographs on A. R. Penck, Jasper Johns, and Andy Warhol. In 1999, he started Black Square Editions, a small press devoted to poetry, fiction, translation, and criticism. He was the Arts Editor for the Brooklyn Rail (2007–2011) before he began writing regularly for Hyperallergic Weekend. He is a Professor of Critical Studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University).San Antonio Museum of Art (john_s_auditorium)
Image: Catherine Lee (American, born 1950), Chocolate Cadmium (Quanta #21), 2012, Oil on canvas, 54 x 54 in., Courtesy of the artist.
Lectures are made possible by generous support from the Louis A. and Frances B. Wagner lecture fund.