Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men
Join the artist and Claire Gilman, Senior Curator at The Drawing Center and curator of Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men, for a walkthrough of the exhibition.
Image: Rashid Johnson, Untitled Anxious Men (detail), 2015, White ceramic tile, black soap, and wax, 73 x 47 x 2. © Rashid Johnson, Courtesy of the artist Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Martin Parsekian.
Conversation and Performances
Open Sessions 5
Open Sessions 5 artists and invited guests present Conversations in the Cul-de-Sac, and evening of performances, talk, and activities that expands upon their Lab exhibitions.
Image: Catya Plate, Seeing It Through, detail, 2015. Foam core, paper, wood, aqua resin, LED lights, batteries, acrylic paint, thread, fabric, 23 x 23 x 6 ½ inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Jeremy Sigler will read a selection of new prose poems, including "Not to Brag", which was written for the catalogue accompanying Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men, curated by Claire Gilman, Senior Curator, and on view at The Drawing Center through Dec. 20th.
Jeremy Sigler (b.1968) is a poet based in Brooklyn, where he has resided since 1991. He has published numerous books of poetry, including most recently "Crackpot Poet" (Black Square Editions) and "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ" (Kingsboro Press/ For the Common Good). His next book, "Love Poet in Marxist Overalls", is forthcoming from Sternberg Press in 2016. Sigler recently worked as co-editor of Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place: 1958-2010 (published by Dia Art Foundation and Yale University Press), and he currently teaches in SVA's Dept. of Visual & Critical Studies, New York.
Open Sessions 6
Join us Thursday, November 12 for the opening reception of Open Sessions 6.
In the Lab Gallery, Open Sessions will continue with artist-directed group exhibitions. Open Sessions 6 will feature the work of Amadeo Azar, Daniel Barroca, Youmna Chlala, Lea Cetera, Onyedika Chuke, Alexandra Lerman, Harold Mendez, Marcelo Moscheta, and Ronny Quevedo. Organized by the artists and Nova Benway and Lisa Sigal, Curators of the Open Sessions program.
Image: Ronny Quevedo, Home Field Advantage #1(detail), 2015. Contact paper, vinyl, and graphite on mylar. 42x38 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Open Sessions 6
Open Sessions 6 presents an evening of performances and readings that expands upon their Lab exhibition. Please check the drawingcenter.org for more information closer to the event.
Image: Ronny Quevedo, Home Field Advantage #1, 2015. Contact paper, vinyl and graphite on Mylar. 42 x 38 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
Richard Pousette- Dart: 1930s
Phong Bui, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Brooklyn Rail, will moderate a discussion on the 1930s graphic work of Richard Pousette-Dart with Charles H. Duncan, Lowery Stokes Sims, and other panelists to be announced.
Image: Richard Pousette-Dart, Untitled (detail), 1930s, Brush, ink, and wash on paper, 17 x 14 inches. Photographer: Jason Wierzbicki. Courtesy of The Richard Pousette-Dart Estate.