Kasten in Context: New Peers with Barbara Kasten and Special Guests

8 Apr 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 118 SOUTH 36TH STREET, PHILADELPHIA

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Barbara Kasten, Transposition 7, 2014, Fujiflex digital print, 60 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The second in a series of events programmed around the exhibition Barbara Kasten: Stages, the ICA hosts a conversation between Kasten herself and representatives from a younger generation of artists—including Sara VanDerBeek—who have found inspiration in her work and process.

Supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Barbara Kasten: Stages is the first major survey of the work of artist Barbara Kasten. Widely recognized for her photographs, since the 1970s Kasten has developed her expansive practice through the lens of many different disciplines, including sculpture, painting, theater, textile, and installation. Spanning her nearly five-decade engagement with abstraction, light, and architectonic form, this exhibition situates Kasten's practice within current conversations around sculpture and photography.