by John Nguyen PA Wire (1)

Artist Talk: Michael Rakowitz

Presented by KADIST

Date & Time:

Friday, April 26, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


San Francisco Art Fair Theater

Erika Mei Chua Holum, Assistant Curator at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston will be in conversation with artist Michael Rakowitz about his art making practice and his project at San Francisco Art Fair, Behemoth II. 
Rakowitz is an Iraqi-American artist working at the intersection of problem-solving and troublemaking. His work has appeared in venues worldwide including MoMA, MassMOCA, Palais de Tokyo, the 16th Biennale of Sydney, the 10th and 14th Istanbul Biennials, and National Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt. He has had solo projects and exhibitions with Creative Time, Tate Modern in London, The Wellin Museum of Art, and MCA Chicago. Rakowitz is represented by Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Jane Lombard Gallery, New York; and Barbara Wien Galerie, Berlin; Pi Artworks, Istanbul; and Green Art Gallery, Dubai. He lives and works in Chicago. 

After the presentation at San Francisco Art Fair, Michael Rakowitz’s Behemoth II will travel to Seattle Art Fair (July 25–28), followed by the exhibition Makeshift Memorials, Small Revolutions at the Blaffer Art Museum and KADIST San Francisco this fall.

Image courtesy of John Nguyen