Visual Art Program Director Kristan Kennedy delivered a fantastic PMMNLS lecture last Monday, and we wanted to make sure that everyone had the chance to experience her presentation. Read on and piece together the YouTube references of a talented artist and curator’s mind.
- Frank Stella , 1972 / This is the year I was born.

- Pictorial energy and control, young ideas about art.
- Learning to see from my mother
- Mom’s paintings, the seagull
- Painting on the walls in margarine
- Me on a rock, befriending the inanimate
- Learning to feel from my Father
- My Dad makes his first sculpture after going to DIA Beacon, declares he is a minimalist.
- His exclamation inside of a Sera ” This is like the universe”
- Maharishi Mahesh Yogo vs. Jesus Christ
- My parent’s bookshelf, Future Shock, Radical Child Rearing, e.e. cummings
- Cement Turtles
- Mrs. Epstien’s house, The Kimono and the Foot
- Willem De Kooning and the Art Gang
- Peter Schjeldahl, Why Artists Make the Worst Students, 1998
-Ted Morgan plays Husker Du Land Speed Record on vinyl, Joe Sheer throws a great dinner party, Mary Lum and the obsessive mark + never date male painters
- College work


- Moving to Portland 1995
- Swallow Press / Topher Sinkinson
- Kristy Edmunds thinks she is being stalked
- How Billboards Help Us 1998 – 2001
- Lessons in Urban Education, posters and publications
- Counter Canvas, PICA
- First day at PICA, William Pope L. hot dog smell
- My desk, it’s a mess
- Close Encounters, the mashed potato moment

- “This is means something, this is important”
- 2005 anthropomorphic blobs
- Getting cancer
- The studio goes dark
- Blobs move out of the landscape and onto the pedestal
- What do we expect? (from artists) Raymond Pettibon’s PICA Lecture
- Debunking myths
- Small things for art fairs
- Yellow never sells
- Artist Statements suck and Jerry Saltz on Facebook
- Matthew Day Jackson
- Jorg and T.C pull a tree from the river on Jet Ski’s
- Marina Abramovic / An artists place is in the world not in the studio
- Larry Bamburg 100% Simulating Daylight
- What do we expect? (from curators, institutions, dealers ) Marcia Tucker
- Hitler finds out that Jeffery Deitch is the new director of LAMOCA

- Falling in love with a building WHS
- A building for people
- Laying down to look at art
- New Work
- Cement turtle = paper sculptures
- Bookshelf = blacked out newspapers
- Kimono = gesture
- Eliot Gould
- Storm Tharp + Kristy Edmunds embrace
- Relationships between artists and curators
- Ronnie Bass, metaphysics, fear, punk music
- YouTube brain synapse

- The end.
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