Speed-Dating the Avant-Garde: 15 Festivals in 45 Minutes – TONIGHT!

15 Sep


Charlotte Moorman performing Jim McWilliams’s Peter Moore
Charlotte Moorman and Nam June Paik performing John Cage’s 26ʹ1.1499ʺ for a String Player
(Human Cello section), Café au Go Go, New York City, October 4, 1965
Gelatin silver print, printed by Laure Leber, 1999
Courtesy Barbara Moore and the Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Photograph © Barbara Moore/Licensed by VAGA, NY

Thursday, September 15, 7:00 pm
Silver Center, Room 300
(enter at 32 Waverly Place)

In this slide lecture Barbara Moore—independent scholar, a close associate of Moorman’s, and director of the Peter Moore archive—mines the archive for never-before- and rarely-seen photographs chronicling the avant-garde festivals Moorman organized between 1963 and 1980.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Departments of Art History (CAS) and Photography & Imaging (TSOA), and Grey Art Gallery.

This program is free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited, and subject to change.
Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. Information: greyartgallery.nyu.edugreyartgallery@nyu.edu212/998-6780.
Offered in conjunction with the exhibition A Feast of Astonishments:
Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s,
on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery September 8–December 10, 2016.
For more information on the exhibition,
please visit greyartgallery.nyu.edu

Don’t Throw Anything Out: Charlotte Moorman’s Archive
The Fales Library, Tracey/Barry Gallery
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor
On view: September 8–December 10, 2016
Information: 212/998-2596


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