An Absurd Lecture: The Art of John Bock meets the art of Improv
Senior Curator Heather Pesanti unpacks topics of humor and absurdity in the history of art, tracing it to present examples within John Bock’s exhibition.
The Hideout Theatre will perform live comedy inspired by Bock’s artwork and Pesanti’s discussion—a one-time, original improvised performance paying homage to Bock’s work and the art world at large.
November 30 at 7 p.m.
Foto Focus Presents Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, a free, one-day symposium at Memorial Hall on October 7, 2017. The symposium features diverse speakers addressing a range of topics revolving around feminist approaches to photography and lens-based art in today’s socio-political climate.
Nicole Eisenman: Talks at The New School
Nov 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM
63 Fifth Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets
Eisenman’s talk at The New School will address the dialogue between her painting practice and her expansion into sculpture, as well as her even more recent foray into public sculpture to discuss how she has engaged with this new context and responded to its challenges.
Books that Matter (to Nicole Eisenman):
The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa
Blood Child by Octavia Butler
Barefoot Gen Series by Keiji Nakazawa
Book launch for Chris Martin
In Conversation with Katherine Bradford
Saturday, March 10 at 6pm
99 Montrose Avenue, Brooklyn
Book signing to follow
Fred Lazarus IV Center
March 27 from 4–5:30pm
Friday, March 18, 2018 | 12 – 2pm
Space Gallery: 111 Camp Street, San Antonio, TX 78204
Free to the public
Ruby City/The Linda Pace Foundation announces an upcoming artist talk, featuring acclaimed artist Lara Schnitger in discussion with Dallas Contemporary Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Justine Ludwig, and San Antonio-based arts and culture journalist, Sarah Fisch. The talk will be held on Sunday, March 18 at 12:00pm.
Closing Talk and Book Signing
Chris Martin and Phong Bui in conversation
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
April 4, 2018 from 6–8pm
Join us on Wednesday, April 4 from 6–8pm as we celebrate closing Chris Martin's exhibition with a conversation between the artist and The Brooklyn Rail's Phong Bui. Chris Martin is on view through Saturday, April 7th.
In Conversation: Francis Upritchard and Brian Griffiths
November 8, 2018 at 7pm
Join sculptor Francis Upritchard as she discusses her new Curve commission Wetwang Slack with fellow artist Brian Griffiths.
Playing with scale, color and texture, Upritchard has populated the gallery with a vibrant collection of materials, expertly blending figurative sculpture and design to transform the 90-meter gallery.
The fully illustrated catalog Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack – including a joint essay by Tessa Laird and Gwynneth Porter and an interview by Leila Hasham – will also be available to purchase for the first time.
Seminar with Wilhelm Sasnal
Kistefos-Museet, Jevnaker, Norway
August 23, 2018
Welcome to an exclusive seminar about this year's exhibition, ENGINE by Wilhelm Sasnal. The program contains a conversation between Wilhelm Sasnal and curator Rhea Dall, followed by a lecture by Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of Documenta 14.
The seminar is held in English, with a deadline for registration by email and the maximum audience capacity is 50 guests.
More information, including schedule and pricing can be found at visitnorway.com
House on the Lützowplatz, Berlin
May 16, 2018 at 7pm
Heiner Franzen in conversation with John Bock about the exhibition "Great Field of View."
Moderated by Dr. med. Stefanie Heckmann, head of the Berlinische Galerie.
"Great Field of View" is the first institutional solo exhibition by Heiner Franzens in Berlin. Franzen is well-known for procedural drawings, sculptures, expansive installations and video works that deal with the history of the moving image, from early animation to Hollywood classics.