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Dennis Adams to Lecture at MICA April 1

Internationally renowned artist to speak at 7:30 p.m. in BBOX, The Gateway

Posted 02.25.09 by MICA Media Relations

Dennis Adams, Double Feature, 2008

BALTIMORE--Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) presents internationally renowned artist Dennis Adams on Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in BBOX of Gateway, 1601 Mount Royal Ave. Adams is internationally recognized for his urban interventions and museum installations that reveal historical and political undercurrents in public space and architecture.

He has been the subject of numerous one-person exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout North America and Europe, and is in major public collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris; Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; and Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich.

Adams has taught at numerous institutions, including Parsons School of Design, New York; École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam; and Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich. From 1997 to 2001, he was director of the visual arts program and professor in the School of Architecture at MIT. He is currently a professor in the School of Art at Cooper Union in New York.

His talk is sponsored by MICA's department of interdisciplinary sculpture.

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.