Lisa Le Feuvre to discuss Holt, Smithson in free public lecture Feb. 12

  • © Nancy Holt, Stone Enclosure: Rock Rings, 1977-1978.
    © Nancy Holt, Stone Enclosure: Rock Rings, 1977-1978.

Lisa Le Feuvre, executive director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation, will discuss the creative and investigative spirit of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson— who developed innovative methods of exploring our relationship with the planet—and the transformation they brought to the world of art and ideas. Holt is the creator of Stone Enclosure,: Rock Rings on south campus near the Communications Facility.

The lecture is free and open to the public Monday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. in the Western Washington University Fine Arts Building, Room 238.

Le Feuvre is the inaugural Executive Director of the Holt-Smithson Foundation. Established in 2017, the Holt-Smithson Foundation is dedicated to the creative legacies of the artists Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, who developed innovative methods of exploring our relationship with the planet. 

Before joining the Holt-Smithson Foundation, Le Feuvre led the Henry Moore Institute, a center for the study of sculpture located in Leeds, England. She has curated exhibitions in museums and galleries across Europe, worked as an educator in cultural institutions and universities across the world, and published in international publications and journals. Le Feuvre is on the 2018 Turner Prize Selection Committee and is a non-executive director of Book Works.

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