Thomas Demand and Michael Fried: Conversation

Free admission
Date and time
Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 7 PM

A conversation between Michael Fried and Thomas Demand around the exhibition Thomas Demand: Animations.

Please note that the talk will be in English.
Limited number of seats: first come, first seated.


Thomas Demand (born 1964) has been the subject of one-person exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, and he has represented Germany at the Venice Biennale and the Bienal de São Paulo. Demand lives and works in Berlin.

Art historian and critic Michael Fried received a PhD in fine arts from Harvard University and has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Fried is the author of numerous influential books on art, among them Art and Objecthood: Essays and Reviews (1998); Absorption and Theatricality: Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot (1980, 1988), which won the Louis Gottschalk Prize; Realism, Writing, Disfiguration: On Thomas Eakins and Stephen Crane (1987); and Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before (2008). He is currently a professor in the Humanities Center and the Department of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University.

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