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6:30PM-7:30PM Jan 26, 2017 - Mar 16, 2017

Thursday Performances

Mateo López

Mateo Lopez, still from //Time as Activity//, 2016. 3-channel video projection, 54 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Mateo Lopez, still from //Time as Activity//, 2016. 3-channel video projection, 54 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Mateo Lopez, still from //Time as Activity//, 2016. 3-channel video projection, 54 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain.

Mateo Lopez, still from Time as Activity, 2016. 3-channel video projection, 54 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain.

In tandem with Mateo López: Undo List, The Drawing Center will host a series of performances the following Thursdays:


January 26, February 2, March 2, and March 16: performance with dancer and choreographer Lee Serle.


Image: Mateo López, still from Time as Activity, 2016. 3-channel video projection, 54 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York.

3-4PM Jan 21, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

Saturday Performances

Mateo Lopez

Mateo López, //Serpentine//, 2016. Wood, graphite on paper, 36 x 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //Serpentine//, 2016. Wood, graphite on paper, 36 x 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //Serpentine//, 2016. Wood, graphite on paper, 36 x 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong.

Mateo López, Serpentine, 2016. Wood, graphite on paper, 36 x 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong.

In tandem with Mateo López: Undo List, The Drawing Center will host a series of performances the following Saturdays:


January 21, January 28, March 4, and March 18: performance with dancer and choreographer Lee Serle.


Image: Mateo López, Serpentine, 2016. Wood, graphite on paper, 36 x 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo: Jean Vong.

6:30-8PM Jan 31, 2017

Book Launch: Olaf Breuning's Drawings

Olaf Breuning, //Life Is a Rollercoaster//, 2007. Graphite on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches Olaf Breuning, //Life Is a Rollercoaster//, 2007. Graphite on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches Olaf Breuning, //Life Is a Rollercoaster//, 2007. Graphite on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches

Olaf Breuning, Life Is a Rollercoaster, 2007. Graphite on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches

Olaf Breuning and The Drawing Center's Executive Director Brett Littman will discuss the artist's new book. He will be signing copies following the conversation

Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst, the catalogue surveys the last 20 years of Breuning's idiosyncratic drawings

Image: Olaf Breuning, Life Is a Rollercoaster, 2007. Graphite on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches

7:30PM Mar 02, 2017

Walkthrough

Mateo Lopez

Mateo López, //Period Rooms//, 2013. Cut-out colored paper, cardboard and cloth. Installed dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //Period Rooms//, 2013. Cut-out colored paper, cardboard and cloth. Installed dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //Period Rooms//, 2013. Cut-out colored paper, cardboard and cloth. Installed dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Jean Vong.

Mateo López, Period Rooms, 2013. Cut-out colored paper, cardboard and cloth. Installed dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Jean Vong.

Immediately following the performance, join Mateo López, Lee Serle, and Senior Curator Claire Gilman in a walk-through of the exhibition.


Image: Mateo López, Period Rooms, 2013. Paper, watercolor, wood. Installed dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo: Jean Vong.

6:30PM Feb 23, 2017

Conversation

Jackson Mac Low

Jackson Mac Low, //Untitled//, 1951. Ink on paper, 6 x 8 inches. Collection of Anne Tardos. Jackson Mac Low, //Untitled//, 1951. Ink on paper, 6 x 8 inches. Collection of Anne Tardos. Jackson Mac Low, //Untitled//, 1951. Ink on paper, 6 x 8 inches. Collection of Anne Tardos.

Jackson Mac Low, Untitled, 1951. Ink on paper, 6 x 8 inches. Collection of Anne Tardos.

Join artist Tyler Coburn and art historian Katie Anania, postdoctoral fellow at the Morgan Library and Museum, for a conversation about the theory and practice of chance- and machine-generated texts. Through a combination of reading aloud and intimate discussion, Coburn and Anania will explore what it means to be a reader in the digital age.


Jackson Mac Low, Untitled, 1951. Ink on paper, 6 x 8 inches. Collection of Anne Tardos.

1:30-3:00PM Mar 04, 2017

Drawing session

Mateo Lopez

Mateo López, //A-B, B-C, C-A, A-D, B-D, C-D (tetrahedron)//, 2015. Wood and graphite, 7.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //A-B, B-C, C-A, A-D, B-D, C-D (tetrahedron)//, 2015. Wood and graphite, 7.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong. Mateo López, //A-B, B-C, C-A, A-D, B-D, C-D (tetrahedron)//, 2015. Wood and graphite, 7.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong.

Mateo López, A-B, B-C, C-A, A-D, B-D, C-D (tetrahedron), 2015. Wood and graphite, 7.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York; Casas Riegner, Colombia; Luisa Strina, Brazil; and Travesía Cuatro, Mexico and Spain. Photo: Jean Vong.

The performance will be preceded by a session of simple drawing exercises led by Mateo López. Participants will work with basic tools—paper, pencils, scissors, and erasers—to expand their creativity through completing basic tasks. Free with admission; for ages 14 and up.


Image: Mateo López, A-B, B-C, C-A, A-D, B-D, C-D (tetrahedron), 2015. Wood and graphite, 7.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo: Jean Vong.