Lenka Clayton: Excerpt from "My Grandmother Lived to be One Hundred Years Old"
An extract from the 2021 Patricia and Edward Falkenberg Lecture (October 28, 2021)
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Join us for the 2021 Patricia and Edward Falkenberg Lecture with contemporary artist Lenka Clayton whose interdisciplinary work uncovers hidden truths about everyday life. Clayton will discuss her artistic practice and her new exhibition...
Lenka Clayton (b. 1977), a British-American conceptual artist based in Pittsburgh, has committed her work, whether sculpture, drawings, video, or performance, to uncovering hidden truths about everyday life. One of Clayton’s methods is exploring museum collections and their histories.
MHCAM celebrates the landmark bequest of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum to the College in 1946 with back-to-back solo exhibitions: Lenka Clayton—Comedy Plus Tragedy (September 28, 2021 through May 29, 2022) and vanessa german—THE RAREST BLACK WOMAN ON THE PLANET EARTH (October 13, 2022 through May 28, 2023; previews began September 2, 2022).