Lucia Moholy: Documentary Absurdities

Art Matters Lecture with Jan Tichy

Jan Tichy
Associate Professor, Department of Photography, Art & Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The artist and educator, Associate Professor at SAIC, Jan Tichy shares his work and research on the writer and photographer Lucia Moholy and discusses the place of contemporary art within historical research and preservation. This lecture will include glass plates once thought lost, now recreated through modern technology, as well as parts of the artist’s personal history that were only recently recovered by researchers working with Tichy.


This event is in person at Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Mary Craig Auditorium.

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