Artpace’s Art Talks features 2015 Guest Curator Ian Alden Russell

On Tuesday, July 22, Ian Alden Russell, Artpace’s Summer 2015 Guest Curator, presented “Back to the Front: Political Ecology and Socially Engaged Art.”  Russell shared with the group of more than 50 Artpace friends, board members, artists and students the many ways in which contemporary art engages with and reacts to issues and events in society Russell gave examples of contemporary artists who challenge the political and social status quo, as well as conventional beliefs. Learn more about Russell’s research here and comment below to let us know what you thought of the lecture.