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Thursday 04.30.09

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Paul Gauguin, "Manao tupapau (The Spirit of the Dead Keep Watch)," 1892

Richard Brettell, chair of art and aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas, is lecturing this weekend at PAM. His lecture, Paul Gauguin's Pilgrimmage: Lima, Paris, Pont Aven, and Papeete, explores the life and career of French Impressionist Paul Gauguin.

Art historian lecture • 2-3pm • May 3
Portland Art Museum • 1219 SW Park • 503.226.2811


MIT professor Anne Whiston Sprin is lecturing next week for UofO's Architecture & Allied Arts department at the White Stag building. In Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange's Photographs and Reports from the Field, Sprin documents hundreds of Lange's photos and the descriptions she wrote of them.

Historian lecture • 5:30pm • May 6
White Stag Building • 70 NW Couch

Mark Dion

Mark Dion is lecturing next week for PMMNLS: "Appropriating archaeological and other scientific methods of collecting, ordering, and exhibiting objects, Dion's often fantastical curiosity cabinets, modeled on Wunderkabinetts of the 16th Century, exalt atypical orderings of objects and specimens."

Artist lecture • 7:30pm • May 4
PSU • 1914 SW Park Ave • Shattuck Hall Rm 212 at Broadway & Hall

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