LUCY LIPPARD lecture graphic showing defaced monument

Lucy Lippard // Imagine Being Here Now

Lucy R. Lippard is a writer, curator, activist, and author of 21 books on contemporary art and cultural criticism. At the time of her lecture, she had recently authored works including Down Country: The Tano of the Galisteo Basin, 1250-1782 (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2010), The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society, and On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place (The New Press, 1997, 1999).

In her lecture, Lippard discusses “critical” landscape photography.


Reading List

The suggested reading list includes various reading and media recommendations provided by the lecturer. This list of materials can include projects authored by the lecturer or others, and provides further insight into the guest’s sources of inspiration and additional context surrounding the artist/scholar/designer’s work and practice. This list is shared with RMCAD students and faculty and is archived on the website for academic integration and research opportunities. The physical materials are archived in the RMCAD campus library and the VASD Program archive.


A Different War: Vietnam in Art by Lucy Lippard
Book – 1990

From Conceptualism to Feminism: Lucy Lippard’s Numbers Shows 1969-74 by Lucy Lippard
Book – 2012

The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society by Lucy Lippard
Book – 1998

On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place by Lucy Lippard
Book – 2000

Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory by Lucy Lippard
Book – 1995

Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America by Lucy Lippard
Book – 2000

LAND/ART New Mexico by Lucy Lippard
Book- 2010

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