Professor Keith Wilson interviews Lisa Le Feuvre in The Brooklyn Rail

Brooklyn Rail logo (taken from Brooklyn Rail)

C3RI Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson was recently featured in conversation with curator and inaugural Executive Director of the Holt/Smithson Foundation Lisa Le Feuvre for the The Brooklyn Rail. The two spoke about the necessity of a clear mission statement, the importance of the word “creative,” and what it means for a foundation to honour an artist’s work at the James Gallery at the […]

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Professor Keith Wilson and his ‘Object Library’

The Object Library logo - Keith Wilson

On the first floor of The Graduate Center, the Object Library offers both material objects and books as starting points for knowledge. Somewhere between a sculpture gallery and a library, The Object Library displays selected objects alongside curated books on related themes. These material artefacts provide the starting points for conversation and shared speculation and, chosen carefully, they convey a […]

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‘A Conversation on the Life of Artists’ Estates’ – Professor Keith Wilson discusses Holt & Smithson in conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre

Image of Keith Wilson and banner of Inside the Box event with Lisa Le Feuvre

C3RI Professor of Sculpture and Director of the Graduate Center’s Center for the Humanities Keith Wilson was recently in conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre, the inaugural Executive Director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation about the legacy of land artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson. Founded in 2017, the Holt-Smithson Foundation is an artist-endowed foundation that aims to continue the creative and investigative legacies of Holt and her […]

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An exhibition about painting (in some aspect) – ‘Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking’ features past and present staff and students, opens in Sheffield on 24 March 2018

Title and info taken from Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking flyer

Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking is an exhibition of painting in its broadest sense. Curated by SHU alumni artist Paul Morrison and located at his Attercliffe™ space in Sheffield, the exhibition presents works by more than 90 artists including many past and present staff and students from Sheffield Hallam. The salon style exhibition is a large diverse international salon-style multi-generational exhibition about […]

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Professor Keith Wilson convenes panel conversation ‘Imagining What Museums Might Become’ at City University New York

[Picture credit: Seph Rodney's review for hyperallergic.com]

C3RI Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson recently convened a conversation on the future of museums at the CUNY Graduate Centre in New York. The discussion, which was reviewed on forum for perspectives on art and culture hyperallergic.com, brought together four leading experts in the relationships between museums an academia: Ken Arnold: Director of the Medical Museion, Copenhagen and Creative Director, Wellcome […]

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Prof Keith Wilson’s co-curated exhibition: Block Party shows Peter Krashes’ paintings in New York’s James Gallery (Reviews)

Summer Streets by Peter Krashes

Block Party: an exhibition linking the practices of painting and of activism points out the problematic of actions that can be consumed, ignored, and considered irrelevant by those in official political power through displaying the work of Peter Krashes. This show attracted a number of favourable reviews which available on the links below: 1) Huffington Post, 25 October 2017. Reviewed by G. Roger […]

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Professor Keith Wilson helps relocate casts of the Parthenon at the Graduate Centre at City University of New York

Photograph of Parthenon casts at GC CUNY - photograph by Alex Irklievski

[Photograph by Alex Irklievski] SHU Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson as Director of Humanities at the Graduate Centre at City University of New York (CUNY) has recently been involved with the relocation of iconic casts of friezes, metopes and pediments of the Parthenon as part of a refurbishment of the Graduate Centre, preserving of a key piece of history and […]

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Park Hill Plinths – Professor Keith Wilson’s new Park Hill sculptures to launch on 30 September 2017

Composite image of S1 Artspace logo and Park Hill Plinths image by India Hobson

[Photograph by India Hobson] Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson will be unveiling his latest artworks as the initial commissioned and permanent work at S1 Artspace‘s Sculpture Park Hill at a special event inaugurating the second phase of S1’s Park Hill launch on 30 September 2017. The Park Hill Plinths are a series of five disc-shaped concrete plinths […]

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Block Party – Exhibition opens 15 September displaying Peter Krashes’ work in New York’s James Gallery – Co-organised by Professor Keith Wilson

Summer Streets by Peter Krashes

Block Party is an exhibition linking the practices of painting and of activism points out the problematic of actions that can be consumed, ignored, and considered irrelevant by those in official political power through displaying the work of Peter Krashes. The exhibition has been organised by Professor Keith Wilson of Sheffield Hallam University’s Art & Design Research Centre in collaboration […]

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‘Calendar’ – Major new exhibition by Professor Keith Wilson

Photo of Calendar by Keith Wilson, at MAC Belfast

For this major new exhibition at MAC, SHU Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson further develops his longstanding investigation into the cultural status of sculpture, considering how ideas develop in the private sphere of the artist’s studio and transform into a public presentation of work in a gallery. Calendar Upper Gallery, MAC Belfast 12 August – 16 October 2016 Preview on […]

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