PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Unless otherwise mentioned, programs are free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited, and subject to change. To receive program reminders and updates via email, visit the Grey’s website at www.nyu.edu/greyart, click on “join our listserv,” and follow the prompt. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. Information: www.nyu.edu/greyart, greyartgallery@nyu.edu, 212/998-6780.

Gallery Conversations
Grey Art Gallery, NYU
100 Washington Square East

Tuesday, April 21, 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm
5:00 pm: Lynn Gumpert, director, Grey Art Gallery
6:30 pm: Julia Pelta Feldman, graduate curatorial assistant, Grey Art Gallery

Saturday, April 25, 3:30 pm
Muna Tseng, dancer-choreographer, sister of Tseng Kwong Chi, and trustee of his estate; Alex Fialho, programs manager, Visual AIDS; and Pato Hebert, associate arts professor of Art & Public Policy, TSOA, NYU, will discuss Tseng's provocative life and performance-based photography.

Wednesday, May 6, 6:30 pm
Julia Pelta Feldman, graduate curatorial assistant, Grey Art Gallery.

NYU Spring Gallery Crawl
Wednesday, April 22, 4:45 pm

Begins at the Barney Building Galleries at Steinhardt
34 Stuyvesant Street (at 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)

Organized by the Grey Art Gallery's Student Friends Committee, this fourth annual guided walking tour of selected NYU–affiliated art galleries includes Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera. Accompanied by a map/guide and followed by a reception. For itinerary, visit www.nyu.edu/greyart or email greyartgallery@nyu.edu. Sponsored by the Grey Art Gallery, NYU.

Photographic Archives: How Images Live On
Wednesday, April 29, 6:30 pm

Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant Street (between 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)

Conversation between Julie Saul, owner of Julie Saul Gallery, who represented Tseng's estate from 1996 to 2000, and Shelley Rice, professor of history of photography, NYU. Co-sponsored by NYU's Masters Program in Visual Arts Administration, Department of Art & Art Professions, Steinhardt School; Department of Art History; Department of Photography & Imaging, TSOA; and Grey Art Gallery.

Remembering SlutForArt: Tseng Kwong Chi
Friday, May 1, 6:00–8:00 pm

Cantor Film Center, Theater 101
36 East Eighth Street

A conversation and screening on dance, performance, and art with Ping Chong, artist; Bill T. Jones, dancer-choreographer; and Muna Tseng, dancer-choreographer, sister of Tseng Kwong Chi and trustee of his estate. Moderated by Karen Shimakawa, associate professor and chair of Performance Studies, TSOA, NYU. Co-sponsored by NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Institute and Grey Art Gallery. Required RSVP to www.apanyu.edu/events.

Dismantling Invisibility: Artists' Response to the AIDS Crisis
Monday, May 4, 6:30 pm

Fales Library, Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South, Third Floor

Panel discussion moderated by Amy Sadao, Daniel Dietrich II Director, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, will focus on AIDS activism, including the exhibition Dismantling Invisibility: Asian and Pacific Islander Artists Respond to the AIDS Crisis, which opened at Art in General in 1991. With speakers Zhang Hongtu, artist; Esther McGowan, associate director, Visual AIDS; and Herb Tam, curator and director of exhibitions, Museum of Chinese in America. Co-sponsored by NYU's Fales Library and Grey Art Gallery.

Conversation: Ann Magnuson and Carlo McCormick
Wednesday, May 27, 6:30 pm

Fales Library, Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South, Third Floor

In conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Ann Magnuson, writer, actress, singer, musician, and performer, will share memories of her friend and collaborator Tseng Kwong Chi, and recall the downtown New York art and nightlife scene in the 1980s. Co-sponsored by NYU's Fales Library and Grey Art Gallery.

RELATED EXHIBITION

China: Through the Looking Glass
The Costume Institute in collaboration with
The Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
On view May 7–August 16, 2015
Information: www.metmuseum.org

Stay Tuned!
The Grey is currently preparing additional public programs in collaboration with Andrew Bolton, curator, The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Chinese in America. Details to come.

 


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