Featuring Richard Carter, renowned artist, cofounder of the Aspen Art Museum, and former studio assistant to Bauhaus artist and designer Herbert Bayer from 1972 to 1978, in conversation with Andrew Travers, Bayer Center’s Penner Manager of Educational Programs, and moderated by Genna Moe, Senior Director of the Society of Fellows at the Aspen Institute. Carter will discuss his work with Bayer, his involvement in the evolving Aspen art scene over the past five decades and his new exhibition, Richard Carter’s Observable Universe, on view in the Paepcke Gallery (1000 N. 3rd St.) from October 2, 2023 through April 12, 2024. Spanning 2002 to 2021, these mixed media pieces mark a break from Carter’s signature geometric and constructivist paintings and instead reflect his intense study of Earth sciences and astronomical, natural, and geological phenomena.
Paepcke Auditorium, doors at 5:30 pm
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