Maurizio Cattelan: All
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The Critical Edge of Curating
Fri, Nov 4, 2 pm
International curators discuss the impact of exhibitions and related curatorial activities on cultural and social change in a program of conversations around critical issues. Co-organized by Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, and curator of Maurizio Cattelan: All, and Kate Fowle, Executive Director, Indepenent Curators International (ICI). Speakers include: Ute Meta Bauer (MIT); Shelley Bernstein (Brooklyn Museum); Suzanne Cotter (Abu Dhabi Project, Guggenheim Museum); Tom Eccles (Center for Curatorial Studies); Tom Finkelpearl (Queens Museum of Art); Eungie Joo (New Museum); Weng Choy Lee (School of the Art Institute of Chicago); Chus Martinez (Documenta 13); Rodrigo Moura (Inhotim); Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Gallery); Yasmil Raymond (Dia Art Foundation); Ralph Rugoff (Hayward Gallery); Christine Tohme (Ashkal Alwan), and Anton Vidokle (e-flux). Reception follows. $10, $7 members, free for students with RSVP.
Curator's Eye Tour
Fri, Nov 18, 2 pm
Join Associate Curator Katherine Brinson for a tour of Maurizio Cattelan: All.
Workshop for Educators
Sat, Nov 19, 10 am–1 pm
Through encounters with Cattelan’s unique sculptural installation in the museum rotunda, educators engage in conversations and activities that focus on how the artist’s work can be used in the classroom. $20 includes curriculum materials. Registration required by calling 212 423 3637.
Hyperrealism in Contemporary Art
Wed, Dec 7, 6:30 pm
Scholars discuss concepts of realism in contemporary art, focusing on verisimilitude as a central aesthetic and conceptual strategy in Cattelan’s work and its role in his critical practice. Participants include Dorothea von Hantelmann (Freie Universität, Berlin), Alexander Potts (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), and Nancy Spector. Reception follows. $10, $7 members, free for students with RSVP.
The Last Word
Sat, Jan 22, 6 pm–1 am
Maurizio Cattelan is retiring from art-making with his current retrospective. To mark the end of the exhibition (and the beginning of retirement), twenty or so prominent artists, philosophers, writers, comedians, filmmakers, actors, musicians, and more will come together to contemplate the end. More than just some winter morbidity, this event tackles that most difficult moment: to decide when to stop one thing and begin another or to end it altogether. Less strenuous than a long distance event and much more than a quick sprint, this event will be a meditative seven hour jog around life's central park of pleasures, desires, and regrets. Co-organized by Simon Critchley (Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, The New School of Social Research), and Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and curator of Maurizio Cattelan: All. Admission: pay what you wish.
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