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Thursday, September 19, 5:30-8:30pm Chicago Alumni Event
5:30pm: Meet at Pops for Champagne for drinks and appetizers Pops for Champagne
601 North State Street at Ohio
Chicago, IL 60654 

7:30pm: Private tour of The Driehaus Museum
Steps away from Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the Driehaus Museum offers visitors a fascinating view of one of the few remaining examples of the palatial homes erected by the wealthy of America's Gilded Age.
The Driehaus Museum
40 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Wednesday, October 9, 4:30-6:00p.m. Artist lecture: Bill Burns
Bill Burns’ current projects Veblen Goods and Hou Hanru Hear Us look at the artist’s relationship to nature, advanced industrialism and the art market. His work has been exhibited widely including at the Museum of Modern Art, the Stedelijk Museum, and the Museum of Art, Seoul, among others. Mr. Burns’ forthcoming book entitled Hans Ulrich Obrist Hear Us is in preparation with YYZ Books in Toronto. 
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York City. RSVP to

Wednesday, October 16, 6-8pm Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Visual Arts and the Law, by Judith Prowda
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York City RSVP to

Thursday, October 17, 6-8pm Annual London Alumni Reception
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London
30 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3EE

Wednesday, October 30, 4:30-6:00p.m. Artist Lecture: Wafaa Bilal
Iraqi-born artist Wafaa Bilal, an Assistant Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, is known internationally for his online performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. For his current project, the 3rdi, Bilal had a camera surgically implanted on the back of his head to spontaneously transmit images to the web 24 hours a day – a statement on surveillance, the mundane and the things we leave behind. Bilal spent a month in a Chicago gallery with a paintball gun that people could shoot at him over the internet. Bilal’s work is constantly informed by the experience of fleeing his homeland and existing simultaneously in two worlds – his home in the “comfort zone” of the U.S. and his consciousness of the “conflict zone” in Iraq. 
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York City RSVP to

Monday, November 4, 4:30-6:00p.m. Artist Lecture: Dr. David Anfam
David Anfam is Commissioning Editor for Fine Art at Phaidon Press, London, and Senior Consulting Curator at the Clyfford Still Museum, Denver. His many books and catalogs over the past three decades include groundbreaking studies of Abstract Expressionism, Color Field Painting, Jackson Pollock, Howard Hodgkin, Gary Hume, Anish Kapoor and Brice Marden. Anfam also wrote the landmark Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas – A Catalogue Raisonné, which received the prestigious 2000 Mitchell Prize for the History of Art. In 2007 Anfam curated Bill Viola’s Ocean Without a Shore for the 52nd Venice Biennale and is currently organizing an exhibition around Jackson Pollock’s epochal Mural to be held at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice in 2015, while his latest publication is Brice Marden: Recent Work. 
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor
New York City RSVP to

Monday, November 11, 4:30-6:00p.m. 
Artist Lecture: Rachel Lachowicz
Los Angeles-based artist Rachel Lachowicz’s professional history covers over 30 years of conceptual art making. Rachel is known for turning her witty eye on the masculine-centric world of Modernism and for making radical incursions into the canon of art history by reconfiguring famous works. The term "Lipstick Feminist," grew out of an 80's-90's philosophy but more specifically the art world came to use that term to refer to the work of Rachel Lachowicz, and less than a handful of others. She explores the relationship of identity and the politics of mark making, predominately through the use of cosmetics. Lachowicz makes both discreet objects and large-scale installations. 
Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York 
570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor 
New York City RSVP to

Tuesday, November 12, 6.00-8.00pm.
San Francisco Alumni Event

Drinks and appetizers at the Cavalier, 360 Jessies Street,
San Francisco, CA 94103. RSVP

Friday, December 6, 9.00-11.00am.
Art Basel Miami Alumni Event
Breakfast and Private Tour of Museo Vault
346 NW 29th Street
Miami, FL 33127

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