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Lecture
Sep 20, 2016

“Our space program is handmade,” Mr. Sachs explains, “guided by the philosophy of bricolage.”

Lecture
Sep 13, 2016

My biggest challenge in writing this book has been to leave the series as free as Stella leaves the novel. Before I could set it free however, I had to take it in, to see and to know its proliferating parts. Robert K. Wallace, from “Pictorial Voyage, More Than Meets the Eye” in Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick: Words and Shapes

Lecture
May 17, 2016

THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED

To form something from nearly nothing, to obtain meaning by shaping, is what this picture promises.
Thomas Demand, referring to a photograph of Henri Matisse in his studio, “Thomas Demand on Matisse,” Tate Etc. 31 (Summer 2014)

Lecture
Apr 19, 2016

What is a word for collaboration between material will and human intention that implies generation rather than decay?
Martha Tuttle, artist statement

Lecture
Apr 12, 2016

April 12 - Frank Stella, artist featured in Frank Stella: A Retrospective, in conversation with Modern Chief Curator Michael Auping

Lecture
Apr 05, 2016

Minus the gold leaf, they function like pictures with pronounced textual elements — in other words, illustrated manuscripts for the 21st century.
Christian Viveros-Fauné, “Fernando Bryce, One-of-a Kind Copyist, On View in Chelsea,” Village Voice, December 15, 2015.

Lecture
Mar 29, 2016

What persists is an understated elegance and a sensitivity to gesture, color, and composition in fragmentary pictures: a silhouetted figure, a masked face, a veined arm. Presented in an oval format . . . the images might have been spied through a keyhole, and their Old Master allusiveness isn’t contradicted by the suggestion of dust and sweat.
New Yorker
, review of Arne Svenson: The Workers at Julie Saul Gallery, 2015

Lecture
Mar 22, 2016
Pensato’s stark colors, economy of form, and distortion still leave her prototypes recognizable, though their features are often hollow and masklike.
Lecture
Mar 08, 2016

Feehily has a very good eye, and knows how to make modesty feel major. And that, evidently, is plenty.                                         
Martin Herbert, review of Fergus Feehily at Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Frieze (October 2011).

Lecture
Mar 01, 2016
 
March 1 - Glenn Kaino, artist featured in FOCUS: Glenn Kaino

It is about the poetics of not knowing—about both mining and understanding the membrane between the known and the unknown. Glenn Kaino, in “Building Bridges: Glenn Kaino,” by Seth Hawkins, Artillery (May 2015).

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