Join us tomorrow evening for Chancing the Ridiculous, Hoping for the Sublime: Re‑examining the work of Jay DeFeo as scholars and artists including Richard Shiff, Bill Berkson, Ron Nagle, and exhibition curator Dana Miller consider the broader art historical context of DeFeo’s work and her lasting influence on contemporary artists.
Jay DeFeo (1929–1989), Untitled (Florence), 1952. Tempera with collage on paper, 39 1/4 × 29 1/2 in. (99.7 × 74.9 cm). Mills College Art Museum, Oakland; purchase, Mrs. John C. Sigourney [Mary Singleton]. B.A. 1949, Fund. (C) 2013 The Jay DeFeo Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image courtesy Mills College Art Museum. Photograph by Ben Blackwell