USC Roski Talks: Nayland Blake

Nayland Blake, Artist, Curator, Founding Chair of ICP / Bard MFA Program

Lecture: Traipsing through Collapse – The Stuff I Make and Why​

Tuesday, March, 21, 2017
Free and open to all
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Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)
3001 S Flower Street at 30th
Los Angeles 90007

Nayland Blake is an artist, writer, educator and curator. He has had one-person exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; University Art Museum, Berkeley; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, and the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College.

His works are in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and many others.

He is the author of numerous catalogue essays, as well as articles and interviews appearing in such publications as Artforum, Out, Interview, and Outlook. In 1995 he was co-curator, with Lawrence Rinder, of the landmark exhibition In A Different Light, at the University Art Museum, Berkeley, the first museum exhibition to examine the impact of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Queer artists on contemporary art. He is currently the founding chair of the ICP/Bard Masters Program in Advanced Photographic Studies at the International Center for Photography in New York. Blake is represented by Fred in London, Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco, and Matthew Marks Gallery in New York.

For more information about Blake’s work visit: