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SFAI Graduate Lecture: Tom Marioni

San Francisco Art Institute

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

SFAI Graduate Lecture: Tom Marioni

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Tom Marioni is a seminal figure of Conceptualism, credited by many as creating one of the first works to introduce the concept of duration into artistic production. The work One Second Sculpture (1969) was exhibited in the 2005 Lyon Biennial as having presaged the work of many contemporary artists using sound and duration as subjects. Marioni also pioneered using social situations as art with his legendary 1970 work The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends Is the Highest Form of Art. He has repeated this work in various contexts around the world since its original presentation.

Solo exhibitions of Marioni’s work have been held in the Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh; Gallery Foksal, Warsaw; the de Young Museum, San Francisco; and the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati. Marioni has also created installation and performance works for the Whitechapel Gallery, London; the Institute of Contemporary Art, London; and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. His work has been shown in the seminal exhibitions Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object (1998) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia (2009) at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. He is the author of the books Beer, Art and Philosophy (Crown Point Press, 2003) and Writings on Art 1969–1999 (Crown Point Press, 2000), and he was the editor and designer of VISION magazine, also published by Crown Point Press, from 1975–1981. Marioni is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA 94133

Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)


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