Picasso Black and White Public Programs at the Guggenheim Museum

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PICASSO BLACK AND WHITE PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

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A full roster of public programs is presented this fall in conjunction with the exhibition Picasso Black and White, on view from October 5, 2012, through January 23, 2013.

CONVERSATIONS
Artist to Artist: Koons and Picasso
Fri, Oct 26, 6:30 pm
Jeff Koons discusses his enduring creative fascination with Pablo Picasso, in lively dialogue with art historian Pepe Karmel, New York University. A reception and exhibition viewing of Picasso Black and White follow.

$10, $7 members, free for students with a valid ID and advance registration. For tickets and more information, visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms. ASL Interpretation available for programs upon request by e-mail at publicprograms@guggenheim.org.

Picasso: A Conversation
Fri, Nov 2, 6:30 pm
Carmen Giménez, Stephen and Nan Swid Curator of Twentieth-Century Art, Guggenheim Museum, and curator of Picasso Black and White, engages in conversation about the Spanish master and his lifelong exploration of a black-and-white palette with Diana Widmaier Picasso, art historian, co-curator of Picasso and Marie-Thérèse L’Amour fou (Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2011), and granddaughter of the artist, and Gary Tinterow, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as well as curator and author of notable Picasso exhibitions and publications. A reception and exhibition viewing of Picasso Black and White follow.

$10, $7 members, free for students with a valid ID and advance registration. For tickets and more information, visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms. ASL Interpretation available for programs upon request by e-mail at publicprograms@guggenheim.org.


LECTURE
Variations in Black and White
Tues, Jan 8, 6:30 pm
Susan Galassi, the Frick Collection, considers the special qualities of Pablo Picasso’s interpretations of masterpieces of the past, depicted in black-and-white drawings, and investigates this translation between mediums and color palettes. A reception and exhibition viewing of Picasso Black and White follow.

$10, $7 members, free for students with a valid ID and advance registration. For tickets and more information, visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms. ASL Interpretation available for programs upon request by e-mail at publicprograms@guggenheim.org.


SYMPOSIUM
Monographic Motifs: One Artist, One Theme, 1900–1970

Tues, Jan 22, 2 pm
A series of talks by emerging scholars explores artists’ extended engagement with a single form or theme. Hosted by Guggenheim curators Tracey Bashkoff, Carmen Giménez, Vivien Greene, and Karole Vail, with Kenneth Silver, New York University, and Anne Umland, Museum of Modern Art. A reception and exhibition viewing of Picasso Black and White follow.

The keynote lecture will be presented by Richard Shiff, Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art, The University of Texas at Austin.

$10, $7 members, free for students with a valid ID and advance registration. For tickets and more information, visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms. ASL Interpretation available for programs upon request by e-mail at publicprograms@guggenheim.org.


FILM SCREENINGS
Fris, Oct 5, 2012–Jan 18, 2013, 1 pm (except Nov 23)
Filmed through glass and transparent canvas, the rare documentaries Visit to Picasso (1949, dir. Paul Haesaerts) and The Mystery of Picasso (1956, dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot) provide a portrait of the artist in the throes of creation.

Film screenings are free with museum admission unless otherwise indicated and are shown in the New Media Theater in the Sackler Center for Arts Education. Visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings for the complete schedule.


CURATOR'S EYE AND CONSERVATOR'S EYE TOURS
Fris, Nov 2, Nov 9, Nov 16, Dec 7, 2 pm
Curators and conservators lead in-depth tours of Picasso Black and White.

Fri, Nov 2: Led by Karole Vail, Associate Curator

Fri, Nov 9: Led by Julie Barten, Senior Conservator of Collections and Exhibitions

Fri, Nov 16: Led by Karole Vail, Associate Curator

Fri, Dec 7: Led by Gillian McMillan, Associate Chief Conservator for the Collection

Free with museum admission.

FOR VISITORS WITH DISABILITIES
Mind’s Eye Programs
Mons, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, 6:30 pm
Tours and workshops for visitors who are partially sighted or blind are presented through Verbal Imaging and touch.

Free. Registration required at access@guggenheim.org or 212 360 4355. For more information visit guggenheim.org/mindseye.


ART AFTER DARK
Fri, Dec 7, 9 pm–midnight
The museum will fill with the sounds of guests enjoying the Guggenheim's fall exhibitions and a cash bar against the background of a playlist selected by artist William Cordova.

Free for members, $18 guests and general public (credit card only at the door). For details visit guggenheim.org/artafterdark.


Tickets for public programs are available for purchase at guggenheim.org/publicprograms. For more information or to reserve a student ticket, please visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms or call 212 423 3587, Mon–Fri, 1–5 pm.

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