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Lissa Ballinger

The Art Base

Aspen Institute curator Lissa Ballinger will now also help choose exhibitions for the Art Base in Basalt.

Ballinger has worked in the art world for 20 years and spearheaded the Roaring Fork Valley’s celebration of the Bauhaus in 2019. 

A new exhibit at The Aspen Institute showcases Bauhaus master Herbert Bayer’s photography.

Air Time - Nov. 14, 2018

Nov 7, 2018

This is Air Time extended conversations with interesting people.

We hear about a fossil fuel company’s plan to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement with David Hone, we talk with an Aspen local about producing a documentary that looks at the impact of consumer culture on the art world with Jennifer Stockman, and we talk to Lissa Ballinger, the curator of a new exhibit at the Aspen Institute that showcases rarely seen photography from a Bauhaus master.

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The Aspen Ideas Festival starts Thursday, and there is new art on the campus of the Aspen Institute. Slogans like “End the draft!” and “Vote yes for peace!” are stamped in giant letters on Vietnam-era protest posters in the Paepcke Gallery.

The Art Base

Thursday night in Basalt, a local curator will discuss the limited roles that women historically played in the art world, and recognize modern female artists.  

Graphic: Aspen Art Museum

On Thursday, the Aspen Art Museum will host The Great Debate, a forum where presenters will confront one of the most fundamental questions of contemporary art.