Tag Archives: Met Breuer

VIJA CELMINS IN CONVERSATION

In conjunction with her Met Breuer retrospective, Vija Celmins will join curator Ian Alteveer for a public conversation at the Met Fifth Avenue.

AN EVENING WITH VIJA CELMINS

Thursday, October 10, at 6:30 pm.

Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue (83rd Street entrance), New York City.

Vija Celmins, from top: the artist at Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles, 2002, photograph courtesy and © Sidney B. Felsen; To Fix the Image in Memory, 1977–1982, stones and painted bronze, eleven pairs; Night Sky #15, 2000–2001, oil on canvas; Japanese Book, 2007–2010, oil on canvas; Heater, 1964, oil on canvas; Shell, 2009–2010, oil on canvas; Suspended Plane, 1966, oil on canvas; Vase, oil on canvas; Lamp #1, 1964, oil on canvas; Untitled (Ocean), 1977, graphite on acrylic ground on paper. Images courtesy and © Vija Celmins and Matthew Marks Gallery.

MARCEL BREUER — BUILDING GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS

In conjunction with the recent essay collection MARCEL BREUER: BUILDING GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS, join the book’s editors Barry Bergdoll and Jonathan Massey, along with two of its contributors—Lucia Allais and Guy Nordenson—for a talk and roundtable discussion about Breuer’s practice.

MARCEL BREUER—BUILDING GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS

Monday, March 4, at 6 pm.

Princeton University School of Architecture

Betts Auditorium

McCosh Walk, Princeton.

Also see Hal Foster’s forthcoming Positive Barbarism: Brutal Aesthetics in the Postwar Period (Princeton University Press).

From top: The old Whitney Museum of American Art (now Met Breuer)—designed by Marcel Breuer with his partner Hamilton P. Smith—in 1966, the year it opened, photograph © Photo Ezra Stoller/Esto; portrait of Breuer, circa 1949, photograph © Homer Page, Bauhaus archives, Berlin; Begrisch Hall—designed by Breuer (with Smith and Robert Gatje) and completed in 1961—was part of NYU’s University Heights campus in the Bronx, until it was sold to CUNY, photograph © Ben Schnall, Marcel Breuer Papers, Archives of American Art, Washington, D.C.