May 04, 1994

Thursday, May 19, 1994: Dot Tuer will lecture on the work of the Irish artist James Coleman as part of Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art at Dia Center for the Arts, 548 West 22nd Street, New York City. The lecture will begin at 6:30 pm. Admission is $5.00, Students $2.50.

Projected Images: 1972-1994, a retrospective overview of Coleman's works, opened April 14, 1994, and will coninue to be on view at Dia's main exhibition facility, 548 West 22nd Street through March 1995. Initials, a new slide-tape work commissioned by Dia will be shown throughout the year, while past works will be shown in three parts: April 14-June 19, 1994, September 15-December 23, 1994, and January-March, 1995. Hours are Thursday-Sunday, 12 noon-6 pm.

Dot Tuer, a Toronto-based writer and cultural theorist, teaches at the Ontario College of Art. She contributes regularly to C Magazine and has written numerous essays and reviews on film and video, and on such artists as Tanya Mars, John Watt, Eugenio Tellez, Anna Gronau, Sarah Charlesworth, and John Massey.

Funding for the lecture series has been provided by a generous grant from The Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc.. Funding for Projected Images: 1972-1994 has been provided by The Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation, Inc. Additional support was received from the Dia Art Council, the major annual support group of Dia Center for the Arts, and the Dia Art Circle. Support for the 1993-94 exhibitions program has also been provided through a generous grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

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For additional information or materials contact:
Press Department, Dia Art Foundation, or 212 293 5518

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