Tag Archives: The 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.

LATE GOLUB

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The opportunity to experience the iconic, very contemporary work of Leon Golub at the current Met Breuer show is enhanced by the exhibition of work executed during the last ten years of his life.

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LEON GOLUB – RAW NERVE, through May 27.

MET BREUER, 945 Madison Avenue (at 75th Street), New York City.

https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2018/leon-golub

See: mondediplo.com/golub

artwriting.sva.edu/david-levi-strauss-on-leon-golub

Top: Leon Golubcrylic on linen, 89 3/5 × 99 2/5 inches.

Above: Leon Golub, Interrogation, 1992. Both images above courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Below: Leon GolubBite Your Tongue, 2001, acrylic on linen, 87 × 153 inches. The Estate of Leon Golub, courtesy Hauser and Wirth.

All images © The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts/Licensed by VAGA, New York.

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