Exhibition Walkthrough of ‘Jack Whitten. Self Portrait With Satellites’ with MCASD Director Kathryn Kanjo

  • Sat 28 July 2018
  • 2 pm

Join us for a walkthrough of ‘Jack Whitten. Self Portrait With Satellites’ led by The David C. Copley Director and CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Kathryn Kanjo. This commemorative survey celebrates Jack Whitten’s (1939 – 2018) unique ability to convey the power of philosophical, scientific, and mathematical concepts through an exquisite abstraction. The first exhibition in LA devoted to the artist in nearly 30 years, the presentation opens in conjunction with ‘Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963 – 2017,’ currently on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art through July 2018 and traveling to the Met Breuer in New York. This event is free, however, reservations are recommended. Click here to register.

About Kathryn Kanjo Kathryn Kanjo is The David C. Copley Director and CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. At MCASD, she organized the exhibition, Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting, which traveled to the Wexner Center for the Arts and to the Walker Art Center in 2016. She is currently overseeing an ambitious expansion of the MCASD La Jolla campus, designed by architect Annabelle Selldorf.  Before her tenure at MCASD, Kanjo was the Director of the University Art Museum at the University of California Santa Barbara and the Executive Director at Artpace San Antonio. She has organized exhibitions and publications with a wide array of artists, including Isaac Julien, Nancy Rubins, and Diana Thater. Image Captions: Installation view, ‘Jack Whitten. Self Portrait With Satellites’, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 2018 © The Estate of Jack Whitten Photo: Mario de Lopez Kathryn Kanjo Photo: Stacy Keck