Contemporary Art Then + Now: Cary Levine

Apr 26, 7pm - 8:30pm

Contemporary Art Then + Now: Cary Levine photo

How did the 1960s pave the way for the art of today? Where is art headed and what ideas, technologies, and political and societal concerns are artists embracing? Experience the unique ways four North Carolina art historians, curators, and professors explore the changing territory of contemporary art. Introduction by Weatherspoon Art Museum Director Nancy Doll and including guest lectures by: Jay Curley, Wake Forest University (April 5); Endia Beal, Winston-Salem State University (April 12); Joel Tauber, Wake Forest University (April 19); and Cary Levine, UNC Chapel Hill (April 26). 

Registration for the lecture series Contemporary Art: Then + Now (April 5, 12, 19 & 26) is available through the Triad Stage Box Office beginning January 5. 

$50 WAM Members; $65 Nonmembers
  • Register online:
  • In person: Triad Stage, 232 South Elm Street, Greensboro, 27401. 
  • Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday, Noon-6pm; Saturday, 2-6pm
  • By phone: 336-272-0160
  • All sales are final. No refunds. Registration for individual lectures is not available. 

Neither Good nor Bad nor Neutral: Art and the Politics of Technology (Apr 26)

Cary Levine is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and specializes in contemporary art. His 2013 book, Pay for Your Pleasures: Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Raymond Pettibon, examines the work of three important Southern California artists. In addition to his scholarship and teaching, Dr. Levine has written for magazines such as Art in America and BOMB, has published numerous exhibition essays, and worked in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Levine concludes this lecture series by discussing his current and timely research on the intersections of art, politics, and technology. 

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