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Andrew Logan

The Artistic Adventure

Andrew logan
Image: Sheila Rock, from Alternative Miss World — Void, 1998 

Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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Andrew Logans work spans the fields of sculpture, theater, pageants, jewelry, and interior design. As a scene-maker Logan is the mastermind behind London’s long-running Alternative Miss World pageant. A celebration of transformation, creative free-reign, and the ordinary turned extraordinary, the pageant features a countercultural parade of freaks, fops, show offs, and drag queens. From his early fame amongst London’s fashionable and artistic crowd, who have variously dubbed him Faberge for the millennium’, The Wizard of Odd’, and mirror of our times’, he has become an influential artist of international stature. The Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture in Wales is the only European museum dedicated to a living artist. Brian Eno said: His work takes the risk of being completely clear in its intentions, doesn’t obscure itself in artspeak, and is unashamedly beautiful. […] He is also a scene-maker’ — one of those rare people with the ability to bring out in others their sense of creativity and curiosity.”

Supported by the University of Michigan Institute for Humanities and Chelsea River Gallery.


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