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Gallery Talks
Grey Art Gallery, NYU, 100 Washington Square East

Wednesday, January 12, 6:30 pm

With Ana Martínez de Aguilar, Lynn Gumpert, and Edward J. Sullivan, co-curators of the exhibition

Wednesday, February 9, 6:30 pm, With Lynn Gumpert and Edward J. Sullivan

Esteban Vicente, Abstract Expressionism, and the Spanish Legacy of Collage
Thursday, February 17, 6:00 pm, Institute of Fine Arts, Duke Mansion, 1 East 78th Street

In this lecture, Daniel Haxall, Assistant Professor of Art History, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, will discuss the art of Esteban Vicente, the tradition of Spanish collage, and its reinterpretation by the Abstract Expressionists at mid-century.

Organized by the Colloquium on Spanish and Latin American Art and Visual Culture and co-sponsored by the Grey Art Gallery. RSVP to with “SLAC” in subject line.

Nueva York, c. 1929: What García Lorca Didn't See (or Say)
Wednesday, February 23, 6:30 pm, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South, First Floor

In this lecture, James D. Fernández, Associate Professor and Chair of Spanish and Portugese, New York University, will explore the presence of Spaniards and Spanish culture in New York in the 1920s,
’30s, and ’40s.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center andGrey Art Gallery. Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. Information:,, 212/998-6780.

Open-Ended Ab Ex: Esteban Vicente Within the New York School,
A Conversation with His Friends and Students

Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 pm
Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building, 34 Stuyvesant Street (at 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)

Vicente’s involvement in first-generation Abstract Expressionism was a critical factor in the ongoing dialogues about media and subject matter in the 1940s through 1990s. In this panel discussion, Susan Crile, Elizabeth Frank, Dorothea Rockburne, and Irving Sandler—all of whom knew Vicente personally as an artist and teacher—will talk about his legacy, examining the continuing importance of his contribution to abstract visual languages. Moderated by Edward J. Sullivan, Professor of Fine Arts, NYU Institute of Fine Arts and Department of Art History.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Art and Art Professions, Department of Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, and Grey Art Gallery. Information:,, 212/998-6780.

The New York Studio School Evening Lecture Series: Esteban Vicente
Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 pm, The New York Studio School, 8 West Eighth Street

Organized by the New York Studio School and co-sponsored by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. Information:,, 212/673-6466

Unless otherwise noted, events are free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. All programs are subject to change; for updates, visit the Grey’s website at, “Public Programs.”