Our International Guest and External Examiner for the Whitecliffe MFA programme’s July Seminar, is artist Matt Saunders.
We’d like to invite you to his Artist Talk: Matt will be speaking about his work at the Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium on Tuesday the 17th July at 5.30 in a talk titled ‘Flawed words and stubborn sounds’.
Matt Saunders’ work moves between painting, photography, and short animated films. His recent solo exhibitions include the Tate Liverpool, Tank (Shanghai), the St. Louis Art Museum and the Renaissance Society (Chicago) as well as gallery exhibitions with Marian Goodman Gallery (New York, London and Paris) and Blum&Poe (Tokyo and Los Angeles). His work has been seen in group exhibitions at MassMOCA, the Drawing Room (London), the Whitney Museum of American Art (NY), MoMA (NY), the Sharjah Biennial, Deutsche Guggenheim (Berlin), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Adam Art Gallery (Wellington, NZ), among others. Saunders was the 2015 recipient of the Rappaport Prize from the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum and the 2013 Prix Jean-François Prat. He lives between Berlin, Germany and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is Associate Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University.