Questions for Contemporary Thinkers

July 21, 2020

Posted In: Critical Dialog, Events, Special Event

Price Option(s):
$350 — Reduced Tuition (COVID-19 Artist Relief Offer)
$1,095 — Full Price Tuition (For those able to pay at this time)

Students may choose to pay the Reduced Tuition or the Full Price Tuition. Additional need-based scholarships available upon request.

To register for this Critical Dialog, click here.


It is always the right time to expand your understanding of contemporary art practices and theory in order to re-energize your work and inspiration. This four-day virtual Critical Dialog comprises a series of presentations by acclaimed artist and writer Enrique Martínez Celaya, which address and are informed by questions submitted in advance by participants. Live question and answer sessions will also fuel the dialogue in order to nurture conversations relevant to participants’ musings and inquiries. This workshop is open to everyone and it has no requirements other than interest. Artists, teachers, administrators, collectors, writers, art enthusiasts, wallflowers, and bear trackers are all welcome.


Enrique Martínez Celaya is an internationally renowned artist, as well as an author and former scientist whose work has been exhibited and collected by major institutions around the world. He is the first Provost Professor of Humanities and Arts at the University of Southern California and a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College. His work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, and others.

Additional Information: Virtual lectures will be held from 10AM – 1PM (MST) Monday – Thursday via Zoom Video Conferencing software (download free from

An Anderson Ranch staff member coordinates the online platform.


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