Calendar: Scholl Lecture Series: Jeff Wall in Conversation with Tobias Ostrander

Event Description

In celebration of his exhibition opening at PAMM, artist Jeff Wall will speak with Chief Curator Tobias Ostrander about the process of constructing photographs and the ideas that have most influenced him over three decades of artistic production.

Jeff Wall, Searcher, 2007. Courtesy the artist . Courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery.
Jeff Wall, Searcher, 2007. Courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery.

About the artist
Jeff Wall was born in Vancouver, Canada, where he currently lives and works. He studied art history at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver and undertook postgraduate studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. He writes on art history and is best known for back lit, large scale photographs. Wall is one of the most acclaimed and influential artists of his generation and is credited for helping to place photography at the center of contemporary artistic discourse.