Image: David SalleThe Contemporary Forum and Phoenix College present the next installment of the Eric Fischl Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 14 at the Phoenix Art MuseumThe evening will also include the presentation of the 2009 Phoenix College Student Art Awards.

David Salle will present “An Aptitude For Metamorphosis,” a highly subjective interpretation of his work and how it has and hasn’t changed and evolved over the last 25 years. Salle’s work helped define the post-modern sensibility by combining figuration with an extremely varied pictorial language.  Major exhibitions of his work have taken place at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.  In 1986, Salle received a Guggenheim fellowship for theater design, and he is a long time collaborator with choreographer Karole Armitage designing sets and costumes for many of her ballets.

Admission is free, and everyone is welcome.  Light refreshments will follow the program, which begins at 7PM in Whiteman Hall.  The Phoenix Art Museum is located at 100 East McDowell, directly adjecent to the light rail stop at Central & McDowell.

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