BROADBAND - NICHOLAS WEBER
JOIN US ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 FOR TWO EVENTS
Foot In Mouth 1. 2010. 11 x 14 inches. Oil on Canvas. Collection of Richard Prince.
Res Ipsa Gallery and the Center for Sex and Culture proudly present two events on the afternoon of Sunday, February 17 – both relating to Nick Weber’s Broadband, which is on view in the gallery. Broadband is a series of oil paintings inspired by still images that Weber selects from internet porn videos.
Panel – Putting a Frame on Shame: Exploring Sexual Content in Fine Art: February 17,
2pm. Featuring artist NICK WEBER, sexologist CAROL QUEEN, and sex and relationship expert REID MIHALKO. Join us for a thoughtful, revealing and funny conversation about how sex is and isn’t depicted in art – and why. Free.
Workshop: February 17, 3pm-5pm. Negotiating Successful Threesomes, presented jointly by
Reid Mihalko and Carol Queen. This is a modified version of a signature Mihalko workshop. Even if you would never be interested in a 3-way, this fun-filled and non-threatening class will give you lots of ways to talk to your loved ones about the things you do want in the bedroom – no matter how tame or outrageous! Tickets $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Tix: http://reidmihalkocarolqueenthreesomeworkshop.eventbrite.com/#
Both events at: 455 17th Street, 3rd Floor, Oakland.
ABOUT REID MIHALKO: Sex and relationship expert Reid Mihalko
(www.ReidAboutSex.com) helps adults create more self-esteem, self-confidence and greater health in relationships and sex lives with an inspiring mixture of humor and knowledge. Reid has appeared on Oprah’s Our America With Lisa Ling on OWN, the Emmy award-winning talk show Montel, Dr. Phil’s The Doctors on CBS, Bravo’s Miss Advised, Fox News, in Newsweek, Seventeen, GQ, The Washington Post, and in thirteen countries and at least seven languages. His workshops and lectures have been attended by close to 40,000 men and women.
ABOUT CAROL QUEEN: Carol Queen, Ph.D., is a cultural sexologist. (carolqueen.com) While she addresses individual’s and couple’s sexual concerns, her overarching interest is in cultural issues. She is the founding director of the Center for Sex & Culture, a non-profit sex ed/arts center San Francisco (www.sexandculture.org), and is a frequent lecturer at colleges, conferences, and community-based organizations. Her dozen books include a Lambda Literary Award winner, PoMoSexuals, and Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture, both of which are used as texts in college classes.
Queen is the Staff Sexologist and Chief Cultural Officer at Good Vibrations (www.goodvibes.com), the woman-founded sexuality company. She blogs at the Good Vibes Magazine and was formerly the sex advice columnist for the East Bay Express. For more:www.carolqueen.com.
ABOUT NICK WEBER: Nick Weber is a painter and photographer who graduated from Stanford in 1993 with BA in studio art. At Stanford, he studied painting with Nathan Oliveira (1928-2010), whose mentorship continues to exert a strong influence on Weber’s work. Weber exhibited his work recently at AMH, 144 10th Avenue in Chelsea, NYC, and at John McWhinnie on 64th Street, the Fireplace Project in East Hampton, Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art in Southampton, and the Scope Hamptons Art Fair. Weber’s work has been featured in the New York Post, the NBC Nightly News, Time Out Magazine, CBS Sunday Morning, and the Village Voice. Collectors of his work include Richard Prince, Lisa de Kooning, Phil Aarons, and Glenn Horowitz. Weber lives in Amagansett, New York.
ABOUT RES IPSA: Jonathan Ball, an Oakland lawyer and photographer, founded Res Ipsa in 2011. Res Ipsa, which means the “thing itself,” showcases contemporary work in a variety of media from a diverse range of artists. Res Ipsa is committed to showing innovative work that speaks for itself. The gallery typically presents up to six solo shows per year, and works in close collaboration with a small group of artists. As a member of Oakland’s Art Murmur, Res Ipsa is open the first Friday evening of each month, as well as by appointment and for special events throughout the year.