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Please join us for a lecture with internationally renowned artist Mel Chin. In his practice, Chin makes work that is both analytical and poetic, and evades easy classification. 

Born in Houston, Texas in 1951,  Chin is known for a broad range of approaches in his art, including works that require multi-disciplinary, collaborative teamwork and works that conjoin cross-cultural aesthetics with complex ideas. Chin insinuates art in unlikely places, including destroyed homes, toxic landfills, and even popular television, investigating how art can provoke greater social awareness and responsibility. His work is found in the collections of several major museums including the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Museum of Fine Art (MFAH), Houston, TX; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Chin’s exhibition, All Over the Place, a 40-year survey at the Queens Museum, was named by Hyperallergic as the best NYC exhibition of 2018. He is the recipient of many awards, grants, and honorary degrees including a MacArthur Fellowship in 2019.

Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series has introduced internationally renowned artists, museum curators, scholars, and critics to the South Florida Community. These speakers have shaped art history through their scholarly, creative, and leadership contributions. They have inspired us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art. 

This program will be live streamed on Facebook Live @frostartmuseum.