Shocking, Surprising, and Subtle: You Call That Art?
- Dates: March 26, 2017
- Times: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Venue: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
- Phone: (616) 957-1580
- Category: Lecture/Education
- Price Per Person: Included with admission
If audiences expect traditional craft and long-accepted practices like painting and sculpture, contemporary art can seem daunting
and frustrating. Join us as we look at five iconic pieces of contemporary art, including one by Ai Weiwei, that defy classical definitions of acceptable art and design. Discover how artistic intent, experimentation with materials, and new definitions of aesthetics have helped shape the current art scene.