Nasher Prize Dialogues: Laureate Lecture
March 31, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
A signature part of the free Nasher Prize programming, the laureate lecture provides a platform for each year’s winner to speak about his or her work – in any format – to an audience of students and the public. Following this year’s presentation will be a reception launching the 2023 Nasher Prize Graduate Symposium Compendium—a publication of the scholarly work presented by a selection of graduate students at an event held in January 2023.
This in-person event is free and open to the public.
About Senga Nengudi
Senga Nengudi was born in 1943 in Chicago, Illinois; she lives and works in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Nengudi’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions organized by the Henry Moore Institute (2018); the Baltimore Museum of Art (2018); Art + Practice, Los Angeles (2018); the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (2017); and the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (2017), as well as her recent retrospective, Topologies, which originated at the Lenbachhaus, Munich in 2019 and traveled to Denver Art Museum, Denver (2020); Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (2020); and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia (2021). Her work has been prominently featured in international biennials, including the 57th Venice Biennale (2017) and the 54th Carnegie International (2007).
Nengudi was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2020 and has been a recipient of the Denver Art Museum Key Award (2019); the Women’s Caucus For Art Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); and the Anonymous Was A Woman Award (2005). Her works are held in institutional collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; The Brooklyn Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tate Modern, London; and Jerusalem Museum of Art, Jerusalem.