Exhibition Walk-Through of Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison with Helen Molesworth

Join us for a special walk-through of ICA LA’s current exhibition with curator and writer Helen Molesworth. Molesworth’s writings about the artist include an essay in Ree Morton: Works 1971-1977, the catalog for a survey exhibition organized by the Generali Foundation in 2009.

Helen Molesworth is a curator and writer. Her major exhibitions include: One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art; Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957; Dance/Draw; This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s; Part Object Part Sculpture, and Work Ethic. She has organized monographic exhibitions of Moyra Davey, Noah Davis, Louise Lawler, Steve Locke, Anna Maria Maiolino, Josiah McElheny, Kerry James Marshall, Catherine Opie, Amy Sillman, and Luc Tuymans. She is the author of numerous catalogue essays and her writing has appeared in Artforum, Art Journal,Documents, and October. The recipient of the 2011 Bard Center for Curatorial Studies Award for Curatorial Excellence, she is a founding board member of The Underground Museum and serves as the Curator-in-Residence for the Anderson Ranch in Aspen. She is currently at work on a book about art, love, and freedom, and she recently hosted a podcast series called “Recording Artists” with The Getty.

Start Date

April 15, 2020

End Date

April 15, 2020


07:00 PM - 09:00 PM


1717 E 7th st, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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