Beam Me Up

Beam Me Up

Talk

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 / 6pm

Philip Carter Family Auditorium

Free

Professor of Art History at the University of California, John C. Welchman discusses the impact of psychoactive drugs in  popular culture during the 1970s and 1980s as seen in the work of two of the most influential American artists of the last quarter century, Jim Shaw and Mike Kelley.

John C. Welchman works in modern and contemporary art history and critical theory. He is founder and chair of the Southern California Consortium of Art Schools and has taught at the Open University, UCLA (1987), Monash University (1990-92), and Harvard University (1995).