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Art Talk – Lena Fritsch
28 September 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST£3
For the next in our series of OVADA Art Talks Romina Provenzi will be
in conversation with Lena Fritsch, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
at The Ashmolean, Oxford.
This event ties is with our upcoming exhibition for PhotoOxford from 11th October. The exhibition will include 40 images from an Open Call competition, selected by a panel of experts including Lena Fritsch.
Lena Fritsch is the (inaugural) Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Ashmolean Museum, where she works on exhibitions, displays and acquisitions of international art. Before joining the Ashmolean in 2017 she was Assistant Curator, International Art at Tate Modern, and previously she worked at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum of Contemporary Art, Berlin. She holds a PhD in Art History from Bonn University, Germany and also studied at Keio University, Tokyo.Previous exhibitions include Philip Guston: Locating the Image (2019-20), A.R. Penck: I think in Pictures (2019), Ibrahim El-Salahi: a Sudanese Artist in Oxford (2018) at the Ashmolean, the large-scale retrospective exhibitions Giacometti (2017) and Agnes Martin (2015) at Tate Modern, and displays of works by artists such as Ai Weiwe, Damien Hirst, and Simryn Gill. She has recently published the acclaimed title Ravens and Red Lipstick. Japanese Photography since 1945 (Thames & Hudson for English version and Seigensha for Japanese version).