Hugh Hartigan Janine Antoni Lecture Review

Going to see Janine Antoni I knew I was going to see somewhat of a celebrity.  In every contemporary art class I have taken she has always been talked about.  Whether it is “Gnaw” or “Mortar and Pestle” one is more familiar with, she is an artist worth knowing in the contemporary art scene.  Her presence is very calming and very humbling.  She is a fans’ favorite kind of celebrity: one who does not think they are that famous.  She was introduced as ‘inspirational’ and a ‘genius’ something which almost seemed to take her back (sitting front and center I could audibly hear her say “I can’t believe you called me a genius!”).   (Continued in attached document)

Janine Antoni Lecture Review

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