Opening Reception – Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art

Wednesday, September 12th / 6-8PM / 537 West 20th Street, New York

Organized in collaboration with Nicholas Hall, a specialist in the field of Old Masters and nineteenth-century art, this exhibition takes as its point of departure Alfred H. Barr Jr.’s legendary 1936 exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism, which not only introduced these movements to the American public, but also placed them in a historical and cultural context by situating them with artists from earlier centuries. Drawn from international museum and private collections, the exhibition at David Zwirner will include works from the twelfth century to the present day.

See exhibition information here.

Boston University Visiting Artist Lecture: Lisa Yuskavage

Thursday, May 3rd / 7:30PM / Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave.

Hosted by the graduate programs in Painting and Sculpture at Boston University, the Tuesday Night MFA Lecture series brings practicing artists to campus to present their work. All lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit the Boston University College of Fine Arts website.

Fine Arts Work Center Honors Lisa Yuskavage

Friday, May 4th / 6:00-8:00 PM

The Fine Arts Work Center celebrates 50 years of devotion to encouraging the growth and development of emerging visual artists and writers. To mark the occasion, the Work Center will present a Visual Fellows Spotlight exhibition with a private opening and benefit reception honoring Lisa Yuskavage, who was a Fine Arts Work Center Fellow in 1986.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Work Center’s website.

Tell Me Something Good: Joanna Pousette-Dart, Sarah Sze, Lisa Yuskavage

View a full recording of the talk here.

Thursday, March 8 / 6:00PM – 8:00PM / Center for Italian Modern Art / 421 Broome Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY

Tell Me Something Good: A book launch and conversation with Joanna Pousette-Dart, Sarah Sze, and Lisa Yuskavage, moderated by Jarrett Earnest and Lucas Zwirner

Since the inception of the Brooklyn Rail of twenty years ago, co-founder and artistic director Phong Bui and the Rail’s contributors have published over four hundred interviews with artists. This panel—a conversation between writer Jarrett Earnest, editor Lucas Zwirner, and artists Joanna Pousette-Dart, Sarah Sze, and Lisa Yuskavage, focused on their respective practices—illustrates the insight that can be gained from these intimate dialogues. All three artists are included in Tell Me Something Good, which contains sixty Rail interviews in total. While each chapter offers a specific perspective on the life and work of an artist, collectively they tell the story of a journal that has grown during one of the more diverse and surprising periods in visual art. There is no unified style or perspective; the Brooklyn Rail’s strength lies in its ability to include and champion difference. Selected and coedited by Jarrett Earnest, a frequent Rail contributor, with Lucas Zwirner, the book includes an introduction to the project by Phong Bui, as well as many of the hand-drawn portraits he has made of the artists he has interviewed over the years. This combination of verbal and visual profiles offers a rare and personal insight into contemporary visual culture.

To reserve tickets, please visit CIMA’s website.

“David Zwirner: 25 Years” Opening Reception

Saturday, January 13, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

On the occasion of the gallery’s 25th anniversary, David Zwirner will present a special exhibition celebrating the artists who have shaped the gallery’s program since its founding in 1993.

On view across all of the gallery’s Chelsea spaces in New York (519, 525 & 533 West 19th Street and 537 West 20th Street), the exhibition will feature artworks by the gallery’s artists, including significant historical work, alongside new and never-before-seen works commissioned specially for the occasion.

For further information visit David Zwirner’s website.

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