Modern Salon
Jun 25, 2015

June 25, 3-5 pm

Using essays from “The Anxiety of Photography” exhibition and catalogue as springboards for an ongoing discussion on photography both in and out of art, participants should read three texts by Matthew Thompson, Anne Ellegood, and Jenelle Porter considering how anxiety and desire relate to the fulfillment of photography.

“The Object Lost and Found,” Matthew Thompson
“The Photographic Paradox,” Anne Ellegood

“Why Red Cabbage?,” Jenelle Porter

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 23, 2015

June 23 – Exhibition, 2013
104 minutes
The film Exhibition, 2013, was enthusiastically recommended by artist Janet Zweig, who delivered a Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture in spring 2015.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 16, 2015

June 16 – Mistaken for Strangers, 2013
75 minutes

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 09, 2015

June 9 – KIDS, 1995
91 minutes

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Jun 02, 2015

June 2 — Short Films by Robert Frank

Modern Salon
May 28, 2015

Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Modern Salon·1: The Stories of Photography and How Images Form Us

To photograph is to appropriate the thing photographed. It means putting oneself into a certain relation to the world that feels like knowledge—and, therefore, like power. Susan Sontag, On Photography

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Apr 21, 2015

April 21Laurie Simmons is a New York–based artist and filmmaker renowned since the mid-1970s for her psychologically and formally profound work. Her iconic, large-scale, black-and-white photograph Walking House, 1989, was recently acquired by the Modern and is featured in the current exhibition Framing Desire: Photography and Video.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Apr 14, 2015

April 14Sina Najafi is editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine, editorial director of Cabinet Books, and, together with Jeffrey Kastner, commissioning editor of the essays for the 2013 Venice Biennale catalogue. Najafi has curated or co-curated a number of exhibitions and projects, including “Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates” at White Columns and the Queens Museum of Art in New York in 2005, which is the subject of this Tuesday Evenings presentation.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Apr 07, 2015

April 7—Mario García Torres is a Mexico City–based conceptual artist who addresses the ways in which art and information are constructed over time.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Mar 31, 2015

March 31Philip-Lorca diCorcia, known for creating images poised between documentary and theatrically staged photography, has had a dynamic career with acclaimed international exhibitions, including a major survey of ’his work organized by the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in 2013 that traveled to the De Pont Museum in Tilburg, Netherlands, and The Hepworth Wakefield in England. DiCorcia employs photography as a fictive medium capable of creating uncanny, complex realities out of seemingly straightforward compositions.

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