This artist panel follows the Tennessee Abstract Painters exhibition at Cheekwood, which closes September 20. The panelists will present ideas supporting and/or critiquing the discursive nature of abstract painting in our culture, in this day and time.
- Gregg Horowitz, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University. Horowitz’s work focuses on the philosophy of art and art history, political philosophy and psychoanalysis. He has special research interests in the relation of aesthetics and cultural theory to critical social theory.
- Hans Schmitt-Matzen, Artist and associate exhibitions designer at the Frist Center for The Visual Arts
- Jered Sprecher, University of Tennessee – Knoxville Art Professor and 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow
- Terry Thacker, Artist and Chair of the Fine Arts Department, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film