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Michael Jones McKean

San Francisco Art Institute

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM (PDT)

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Michael Jones McKean

Michael Jones McKean’s peripatetic practice connects seemingly disparate cultural histories to specific forms. His sculptures and installations have included enclosed storms, half-scale riverboats, prehistoric meteorites, and urban-scale rainbows. He constructs spaces of uncanny scale—failed epics, specific objects that serve as synecdoche for expansive narratives, or condensed moments of universal phenomena. McKean is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and an Artadia Award. He is associate professor of sculpture and extended media at Virginia Commonwealth University.



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SFAI Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM (PDT)

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