Roundtable Discussion: Exhibition, Environment, Performance

27 Feb

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Red Grooms’s Burning Building, Delancey Street Museum, New York, 1959.
Photograph: © John Cohen. Courtesy L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, NYC

In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

This roundtable discussion will consider how artists in New York expanded both modes of artmaking and varieties of presentation in the alternative art spaces of the 1950s and ’60s. Moderated by Bruce Altshuler, director of Museum Studies, NYU, with speakers Claire Bishop, professor of Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY; André Lepecki, associate professor of Performance Studies, NYU; Julie Martin, director, Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.); and artists Red Grooms, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Whitman.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s MA Program in Museum Studies, Department of Performance Studies (TSOA), MA Program in Visual Arts Administration (Steinhardt), and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, tickets required. Tickets available at the box office starting at 12 pm on the day of the event. Limit 2 tickets per person.

Starts 2/28/17 6:30 pm
Ends 2/28/17 8:00 pm
ParticipantsBruce Altshuler, Claire Bishop, André Lepecki, Julie Martin, Red Grooms, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Whitman
LocationNYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place
CostFree of charge, tickets required (see above for more details)
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