The Visiting Artists Lecture Series invites renowned artists from around the world to give free public presentations each Wednesday at Parsons The New School for Design.
Ryan McGinness studied as an Andrew Carnegie scholar at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. While in college, he interned at the Andy Warhol Museum as a curatorial assistant. McGinness creates paintings, sculptures, and environments and is known for his graphic drawings employing the visual language of public signage, corporate logos, and contemporary iconography. His work is in the permanent public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Cincinnati Art Museum, MUSAC (Léon, Spain), and the Misumi Collection (Japan).
Location: Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue
Admission: Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served