“At the Intersection of Art, Neuroscience, and Perception” Draws Nobel Laureate Kandel & Others—Feb. 5


Nobel laureate Eric Kandel, along with artists and NYU neuroscientist Eric Klann, will discuss “At the Intersection of Art, Neuroscience, and Perception,” on Mon., Feb. 5.

“At the Intersection of Art, Neuroscience, and Perception” Draws Nobel Laureate Kandel & Others—Feb. 5

Nobel laureate Eric Kandel, along with artists and NYU neuroscientist Eric Klann, will discuss “At the Intersection of Art, Neuroscience, and Perception,” on Mon., Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. at NYU Skirball (566 LaGuardia Place [betw. West 3rd Street and Washington Square South]).

Moderated by Lynn Gumpert, director of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, and Klann, professor and chair of NYU’s Center for Neural Science, the roundtable will include artists Teresita Fernández and Robert Whitman, as well as Kandel, University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor at Columbia University’s Department of Neuroscience. They will discuss the relationships among mind, brain, perception, and art.

The event, which coincides with the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition “The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal” (Jan. 9–March 31, 100 Washington Square East, greyartgallery.nyu.edu), is open to the public. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance by going to: nyuskirball.org/events/skirball-talks-art-neuroscience/. For more information, please call 212.998.4941.

The evening, part of NYU Skirball’s new series “Skirball Talks,” is co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for Neural Science and Grey Art Gallery.

Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (W. 4th St.); R, W (8th St.-NYU).

 

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