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Replay: John Waters and Lynne Tillman in Conversation

Mon, Mar 25, 2019

Enjoy one of our most popular artist events ever, the 2019 Lambert Family Lecture featuring a colorful, hilarious chat between John Waters and author and critic Lynne Tillman about his exhibition John Waters: Indecent Exposure and topics as random as 9/11, attending a barbecue at Liz Taylor's house, and the difference between trash and camp.

"Art is a magic trick that you learn to be able to see."
Filmmaker, artist, and author John Waters with writer Lynne Tillman on the stage of Mershon Auditorium during the March 18, 2019 Lambert Lecture at the Wexner Center for the Arts. Photo: Brooke LaValley
"That's what all my movies and everything I've ever done is about: taking something that society uses against you, exaggerating it, turning it into a style, and winning."
Filmmaker, artist, and author John Waters with writer Lynne Tillman on the stage of Mershon Auditorium during the March 18, 2019 Lambert Lecture at the Wexner Center for the Arts. Photo: Brooke LaValley
"People that say, 'My kid could've done that.' Well, stupid, he shoulda. It just went for two billion dollars. Get 'em out there!"