Hosted at Villa LaPietra at NYU-Florence, this two-day conference is devoted to Vittoria Colonna (1492-1547), the Marchioness of Pescara and dear friend of Michelangelo — and her life and many identities as poet, patron of the arts, reformer, and widow.
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.
Mark Mothersbaugh (at the right, in referee’s shirt) with musicians at performance on six-sided keyboard,
The Contemporary Austin, April 8, 2016
Thursday, May 4, 6:30–8:30 pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place
Following an onstage conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Mark Mothersbaugh—creative polymath and founder of the band DEVO—conducts orchestral renditions of his original music, DEVO covers, and film compositions on a six-sided keyboard of his invention. He will be joined by local musicians.
Organized by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and co-sponsored by NYU’s Program in Music Technology.
Admission: $30; NYU Students: $15; NYU Faculty/Staff/Alumni $25.50; Skirball Members: $20. Tickets: http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/mothersbaugh. All proceeds will benefit the Grey Art Gallery to fund its exhibitions and programs.
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 visit greyartgallery.nyu.edu.