Richard Meyer, Associate Professor of Art History and Director of The Contemporary Project at the University of Southern California, will be presenting a lecture on April 16 at 4:15 pm in Smith Campus Center 208, Pomona College, entitled “Art Now: Teaching Contemporary Art in L.A.”

Dr. Meyer was recently awarded the College Art Association’s 2009 Art Journal Award for his essay titled “Artists sometimes have feelings.” The essay provides a preview of his current book project What Was Contemporary Art?, due out next year from MIT Press. His previous book, Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art (2002) won the Charles C. Eldredge Prize for the best book on American Art for the year 2002.

For further information contact Frances Pohl at 909-607-2253.