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12 Dec

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 Gallery Conversation

28 Nov

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Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, 2017.
Photograph by Nicholas Papananias

Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 pm
Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East

With Madeline Murphy Turner, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, Grey Art Gallery, and PhD Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

Free of charge, no reservations. All programs subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, on view at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, NYCSeptember 7–December 9, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.

Gallery Conversation

25 Oct

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EntPartners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, 2017.
Photograph by Nicholas Papananias er a captionWednesday, November 1, 6:30 pm

 

Wednesday, November 1, 6:30 pm
Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East

With David A. Hanks, Curator of Partners in Design and Curator, Liliane & David M. Stewart Program for Modern Design, Montreal, and Madeline Murphy Turner, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, Grey Art Gallery, and PhD Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

Free of charge, no reservations. All programs subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, on view at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, NYC, September 7–December 9, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.

Panel: The Haute Bohemia of 1930s Manhattan, moderated by Kenneth Silver

23 Oct

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EMarcel Breuer, B32 Chair, designed 1928
Chromium-plated steel, beech, and cane, 32 x 18 x 21 3/8 in. (81.3 x 45.7 x 54.3 cm)
Produced by Gebrüder Thonet, Frankenberg, Germany
George R. Kravis II Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma, K2012.86
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Tuesday, October 24, 7:00 pm
Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)

Moderated by Kenneth Silver, Silver Professor of Art History, NYU, and Adjunct Curator of Art, Bruce Museum; with speakers Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director, Josef & Anni Albers Foundation; and Donald Albrecht, Curator of Architecture & Design, Museum of the City of New York, and catalogue essayist for Partners in Design, this panel will focus on the roles played by salons and gay culture and their leading lights—including Kirk and Constance Askew, Lincoln Kirstein, and Julien Levy—in the development of modernism in New York in the 1930s.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. All programs are subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, on view at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, NYC, September 7–December 9, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.

Wed., Sept. 13, 6:30 pm: Gallery Conversation with Curator David A. Hanks

8 Sep
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Enter a captionGeorge Nelson Associates, Ball Wall Clock, designed 1947
Painted birch, steel and brass, 14 x 14 x 2 1/4 in.
Produced by Howard Miller Clock Co., Zeeland, Michigan
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts,
the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection,
gift of Dr. Arthur Cooperberg, D86.150.1

Gallery Conversation

Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 pm
Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East

With David A. Hanks, Curator of Partners in Design and Curator, Liliane & David M. Stewart Program for Modern Design, Montreal.

Note: David A. Hanks will reprise this event on November 1.

Free of charge, no reservations. All programs subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, on view at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, NYC, September 7–December 9, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.

 

NY Times Review:

Through Being Cool: The Music Videos of Mark Mothersbaugh and DEVO

24 Apr

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Courtesy the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. © DEVO, Inc.

Monday, May 1, 6:30 pm
Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant Street (at 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)

From In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution (1976) to Whip It(1980) and beyond, Jesse Bransford, Chair of Art & Art Professions, NYU, will screen and provide commentary on selections from DEVO’s groundbreaking music videos, the earliest of which predate not only MTV, but also the band’s studio recordings.

Organized by NYU’s Department of Art & Art Professions (Steinhardt), and co-sponsored by the Department of Cinema Studies (TSOA) and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. All programs subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery April 26July 15, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.

Conversation: Mark Mothersbaugh and Adam Lerner

19 Apr

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Mark Mothersbaugh and Adam Lerner

Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 pm
Meyer Hall of Physics, Room 121 (enter at 4 Washington Place)

Mark Mothersbaugh joins exhibition curator Adam Lerner, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, in this wide-ranging conversation focusing on the artist’s career in both music and visual art, from his early, pre-DEVO decals to his recent music-making machines. The discussion will draw out the connecting threads that run through Mothersbaugh’s diverse artistic practice, from DEVO frontman to composer for films by Wes Anderson to painter, photographer, printmaker, and more.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art History and Grey Art Gallery. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. All programs subject to change.

Tickets $10: Available for purchase here.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery April 26–July 15, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visitgreyartgallery.nyu.edu.