Free and open to the public. Followed by a reception.
The Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia presents: A Talk by Robert Kleyn
Robert Kleyn is an artist, architect, curator and writer born in Amsterdam and currently living and working in Vancouver. In 2011 Kleyn had a solo exhibition of his early work (1969-83) at the Catriona Jeffries Gallery in Vancouver, in which he showed books, works on paper, video, photography, super 8 film, and composite works. Other recent solo shows include the Belkin Satellite, Vancouver (2004). His work has also been included in group exhibitions at the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome (1980); Cabaret, White Columns, New York (1983); Art & Social Consciousness, Bard College, New York (1984); Graham, Kleyn, Wall, Wallace, Studio Casoli, Milan (1989); Vancouver in the 70’s, Vancouver Art Gallery (1989), and his work was included in the recent exhibition We: Vancouver 12 Manifestos for the City, Vancouver Art Gallery (2011). Robert Kleyn’s affiliation with AHVAT includes his designs for departmental space in Lasserre and the AHVA Library Gallery in Koerner Library.