with Lisa Beck, Brainard Carey, Archie Rand, and Melissa Ragona
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Soul-fire: Artists Reflect on Jennifer Wynne Reeves,
Join artists Lisa Beck, Brainard Carey, and Archie Rand for a panel discussion about Reeves’s life and work and the relevance of her fearless, idiosyncratic aesthetic to the contemporary moment. The panel will be moderated by Melissa Ragona, Associate Professor of Visual Culture and Critical Theory, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University.
Lisa Beck is an artist who lives and works in New York. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Select solo exhibitions include New Works, May 68, New York (2018); Rising and Falling, Elizabeth Dee, New York (2017); The House of Eternity, Galerie Samy Abraham, Paris (2016); and The Middle of Everywhere, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland (2015).
Brainard Carey is an educator, author, and artist who lives and works in New York and New Haven, where he has a radio show on Yale University radio WYBCX, The Lives of the Artists, Curators, Architects and more. He is co-founder of the art collaborative Praxis, which was invited to be in the Whitney Biennial in 2002 and to be in a solo show there in 2007, as well as other venues around the world.
Melissa Ragona is an Associate Professor of Critical Theory and Art History in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University as well as an independent curator and critic. Her book, Readymade Sound: Andy Warhol’s Recording Aesthetics, is forthcoming from University of California Press.
Archie Rand is an artist who lives and works in New York. Rand’s work as a painter and muralist is displayed around the world, including in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
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with Inka Essenhigh
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As part of the series The Artist’s Eye, in which an artist who has previously shown at The Drawing Center shares her or his perspective on a current exhibition, New York-based artist Inka Essenhigh will lead a walkthrough ofJennifer Wynne Reeves: All Right for Now. (Essenhigh’s stairwell installation Manhattanhenge is on view at The Drawing Center through summer 2019.) Essenhigh will be joined in the walkthrough by artist and critic Matthew Weinstein who also contributed to the catalogue.
Image: Jennifer Wynne Reeves, Bittersweet (detail) 2005. Gouache on paper, 11 x 14 inches. Courtesy of Jennifer Wynne Reeves Estate.
with artist Nathaniel Mary Quinn and Chief Curator Claire Gilman
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Join artist Nathaniel Mary Quinn and Claire Gilman, Chief Curator of The Drawing Center for a walk-through of the exhibitionFor Opacity. Free admission.
Image: Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Erica with the Pearl Earring (detail), 2015. Black charcoal, gouache, soft pastel, oil pastel, oil paint, paint stick, and silver oil pastel on Coventry vellum paper, 25 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches. Collection of Rhona Hoffman.