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Bringing It All Back Home: The New York Art Scene, 1955–65
This panel discussion features Irving Sandler, leading critic and historian of the New York School; Roni Feinstein, independent scholar and guest curator of the upcoming exhibition Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art, organized by the Ackland Art Museum of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and Pepe Karmel. They will discuss the art of the later 1950s and early ’60s as the point of departure for pretty much everything that’s happened since then.
“We’re All So Damned Happy It Stinks!”
In the spirit of Norman Bluhm and Frank O’Hara’s collaborative Poem-Paintings, on view in New York Cool, New York poets from several generations respond to the atmosphere of camaraderie among artists and poets downtown from 1955 to the present. With John Godfrey (City of Corners, 2008), Lisa Jarnot (Night Scenes, 2008), and Aaron Smith (Blue on Blue Ground, 2005).
Co-sponsored by Poets House, NYU’s Fales Library, and the Grey Art Gallery. Free of charge, no reserva-tions, seating is limited. Photo ID required at door. Information: 212/998-2596
Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976
Art and American Culture at Mid-Century
Identity, Engagement, Judgment: Clement Greenberg