Mary Kelly

On Fidelity – Art, Politics, Passion and Event. Part of the Distinguished Visiting Artist Program.

Mary Kelly has contributed extensively to the discourse of feminism and postmodernism through her large-scale narrative installations and theoretical writings.

Her recent exhibitions include Documenta XII, Kassel, , WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2007, the 2004 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the 2008 Biennale of Sydney. She is the author of Post-Partum Document, RKP London, 1983, reprint Generali Foundation, Vienna and University of California Press, 1998 and Imaging Desire, MIT Press, Boston, 1996. A survey of her work, Mary Kelly, was published by Phaidon Press, London, 1997. She is Professor in the School of Art and Architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mary Kelly’s lecture was made possible by the Distinguished Visiting Artist Program. AHVA gratefully acknowledges assistance provided by Rennie Marketing Systems Ltd. which has made this annual series possible.

The Distinguished Visiting Artist Program is made possible through the generous support of the Rennie Collection.