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Artist Talk: Karl Haendel

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

The School of Art welcomes Karl Haendel to the University of Houston for an artist talk in Fine Arts Building, Room 110. The talk is co-sponsored by programs in the art history and sculpture departments.  

About the Artist
Los Angeles-based artist Karl Haendel makes drawings, installations, films and public projects. He received a B.A. from Brown University in 1998 and an M.F.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003. He also studied at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Articles and reviews on his work have been featured in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and The Guardian, as well as in magazines including The New Yorker, Artforum, Frieze, Art and America and Modern Painters. He has been included in the Biennial of the Americas (2015), the Whitney Biennial (2014), La biennale de Lyon (2013), Prospect (2011) and the California Biennial (2004, 2008). His work is in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Hammer Museum, The Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Kunsthalle Bielefeld in Germany and the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo, Norway. He has been the recipient of grants from the Pollock Krasner Foundation and the California Community Foundation. He is represented by Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New Yorkl, Wentrup, Berlin and Barbara Seiler, Zurich. See his work at

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Fine Arts Building, Room 110
School of Art

Natilee Harren, assitant professor of art history, 713-743-0508