Fingerman lecture

  • Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
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  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Hours | Directions

October 14, 2010 / 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Fingerman Lecture: Tony Cragg
Thursday, October 14 / 6:30 pm
Levitt auditorium
FREE admission; reservations required*
This lecture has reached capacity and is SOLD OUT. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tony Cragg is credited with developing more possibilities in the making of sculpture than anyone
since Henry Moore. He is known for experimenting with and exhausting the limits of various
materials, utilizing found objects, and juxtaposing unlikely combinations of materials such as bronze,
glass, plaster, plastic, rubber, steel, and wood. His outlook is marked by an interest in analyzing the
relations between the materials, science, and the body. This interaction can be seen in the two major
sculptures by Cragg in the Art Center’s care: Untitled (Conch Shell) (1988), a highlight in the
Art Center’s permanent collection, and Order (1989), featured in the John and Mary Pappajohn
Sculpture Park.
This lecture is the twenty-second in the series made possible through generous gifts by
Louis and Lois Fingerman.

*Seating is limited. Please make your reservations at 515.271.0313 or via e-mail. Specify "Fingerman
lecture" and include a name for the reservation, a contact e-mail address or phone number, and
the number of seats requested.

This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities
Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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