Listen: Catherine Opie in conversation

The American photographer in conversation with Michael Govan

Catherine Opie (b.1961, lives and works in Los Angeles) produces photographs that both embrace and challenge the conventional genres of art history, such as landscapes and portraits. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Recent exhibitions include the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Saint Louis Art Museum; the Photographers' Gallery, London; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Opie is the 2013 recipient of the Julius Shulman Excellence in Photography Award and she is currently a professor of photography at UCLA. 

Michael Govan has been the CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art since 2006. He was previously Presigent and Director of the DIA Art Foundation, based in New York. 

Catherine Opie (artist)
Michael Govan (CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Frieze Masters includes a programme of talks in which major artists, critics and curators discuss the relationships between contemporary and historical art. Frieze Masters Talks is programmed by Jennifer Higgie (co-editor frieze & editor Frieze Masters magazine) and Jasper Sharp (Adjunct Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Kunsthistoriches Museum, Vienna). 

Frieze Masters Talks are supported by Gucci, Associate Sponsor of the fair and sponsor of the Talks this year.