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Atlantic Lecture: Rona Pondick
Wallaby by Rona Pondick
Rona Pondick, Wallaby, Edition of 3 + 1 AP, Stainless steel, 24 in. x 44-3/8 in. x 10-7/8 in., 2007-12

Rona Pondick is an internationally renowned sculptor whose work has been described by Nancy Princenthal of the New York Times as “a dreamlike melding of human, beast, and steel.” At once beautiful and unsettling, Pondick’s sculptures invite all who see them to contemplate our mortality, to come to terms with the ways our minds and bodies understand what we often think of as our humanity, whether we call it our spirit or soul or something else.

Lecture
January 30, 2019, at 4:30 pm
Albrecht Auditorium | Stauffer Hall of Learning
925 N. Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Our Atlantic Lecture Series is free and open to the public. Non-art students are encouraged to come.


About Rona Pondick
Since 1984, Pondick has had over 45 solo exhibitions of her work in museums and galleries internationally. Her sculptures have been included in over 200 group exhibitions, including numerous biennials worldwide: the Whitney Biennial, Lyon Biennale, Johannesburg Biennale, Sonsbeek, and Venice Biennale. She lives and works in New York City.

To learn more about Rona Pondick, please visit ronapondick.com

About the Atlantic Lecture Series
The Atlantic Lecture Series was created by Sally Hurt and is supported through the Hurt Foundation for Claremont Graduate University University’s Art Department, with the express desire to bring talented artists from outside Los Angeles to Claremont. This series brings greater exposure of CGU Art to a wider platform of artists and art making, while also giving our students knowledge, discourse, and contacts with prominent artists working today. Since the inception of this lecture series, the art world has expanded into a global network and the meaning of Atlantic has broadened to represent a more inclusive nexus of art production in Europe, Africa and Latin America.