Monday, April 23, 2012

CraftPerspectives Lecture: Maria Elena Buszek

Marianne Jorgensen and the Cast-Off Knitters: Pink M.24 Chaffee, 2006. Photo by Barbara Katzin. Image courtesy of PNCA.
Maria Elena Buszek gives a lecture for Museum of Contemporary Craft and the MFA in Applied Craft and Design as part of the CraftPerspectives Lecture Series and the 2011-2012 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Buszek is a scholar, critic, curator and associate professor of art history at the University of Colorado in Denver. Her recent publications include the books, Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture and Extra/ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art. She has also contributed to the anthologies It’s Time for Action (There’s No Option): About Feminism and Blaze: Discourse on Art, Women, and Feminism and Contemporary Artists. She has written for the popular feminist magazine BUST since 1999.

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