with Thomas Demand
& Michael Fried

Phi Centre
Space A and Space B
407 St-Pierre Street

January 17, 2013 - 7:00 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.

Free admission


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.


Courtesy of DHC/ART Foundation of Contemporary Art