ARTIST TALK: VISITING ARTIST RUTH ERICKSON
APRIL 21, 6 PM
Ruth Erickson is Mannion Family Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, where she has curated exhibitions of work by Kevin Beasley, Mark Dion, Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh, Ethan Murrow, Wangechi Mutu, Tschabalala Self, and Vivian Suter, among others. She is the co-curator of two major group exhibitions: When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art (co-curated with Eva Respini), 2019, and Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 (co-curated with Helen Molesworth), 2015. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. She is currently at work on a painting exhibition about intimacy and interiority and a large group exhibition on the idea of childhood.