Gallery Talk: James Prosek

James Prosek, What once was is no more: Passing like a thought, flight into memory (detail), 2014, Acrylic and vinyl paint on sheet rock, Site-specific installation for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Courtesy of the artist and Schwartz-Wajahat, New York

 

 

Gallery Talk: Tour of The Nest, an exhibition of art in nature with artist James Prosek and Associate Curator Elizabeth RooklidgeAtrium
Sunday, March 13, 3:30PM
Free with admission

Join artist James Prosek, whose large-scale installation, Tree of Life, is on view in the Atrium and Bietzel Gallery as part of The Nest, an exhibition of art and nature, and KMA Associate Curator, Elizabeth Rooklidge for an informal gallery talk and walkthrough of the exhibition. 

Artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek has written for The New York Times, and National Geographic Magazine. In 2003, Prosek won a Peabody Award for his documentary about traveling through England in the footsteps of Izaak Walton, the seventeenth-century author of The Compleat Angler.

His book Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Amazing and Mysterious Fish, was a New York Times Book Review editor's choice, and is the subject of a documentary for PBS series, Nature. He is currently working on a book about how we name and order the natural world and an article on the Sargasso Sea.