Stuart Sherman (Artist-in-Residence)

ShowingMarch 1 - 29, 1985

Stuart Sherman’s residency at the List Visual Arts Center inaugurated a series of Artist Residencies in the Reference Gallery. He is a performance artist, filmmaker, and sculptor whose work has been shown extensively in the U.S. and in Europe. During his residence, he created works in several media, including a new performance piece, “Chekhov,” the first part in a trilogy that will also include pieces called “Strindberg” and “Brecht.”

Program of Performances:

Recent Films

Slide Sequences

Video Performance “Inside an Outsider’s View of MIT” (Rough notes for a work-in-progress) 


“Taxi Dance”

“Portraits of Brussels and Santa Fe”


Final event: Chekhov Plus

Friday March 29, 1985, 8pm and 10pm

 Screening of Stuart Sherman’s films in the Reference Gallery, followed by a discussion of these shorts and their relation to the sculpture on display and his performance work, including “Chekhov.” 

Wednesday, March 13, 8pm