Sep 15, 2015

September 15 Kehinde Wiley, the artist featured in Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, is in conversation with the exhibition curator, Eugenie Tsai of the Brooklyn Museum.

This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from September 15 through November 10. Visit www.themodern.org/programs/lectures for more information on each talk.

Sep 29, 2015

September 29LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, a poet, sound artist, and author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013), who contributed to the Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic catalogue, expands on her presentation delivered this June for the 16th Poesiefestival in Berlin.

Oct 06, 2015

October 6Andria Hickey, Curator at the Public Art Fund where she has curated exhibitions throughout New York City with artists such as Danh Vō, Katharina Grosse, and Oscar Tuazon, discusses curating in the public realm and its relationship to sculpture today.

Oct 13, 2015

October 13 – In conjunction with Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, the Modern screens Sans Soleil, a meditation on the nature of memory in an essay-like format composed of thoughts, images, and scenes from different parts of the world by the artist and filmmaker Chris Marker.

Oct 20, 2015

October 20 Randy Brown, FAIA, in conjunction with the 2015 Fort Worth AIA Design Awards, presents the ideas and work of Randy Brown Architects, based in Omaha, Nebraska, and known for an approach to architecture that meshes modern design with an appreciation for the land and lifestyle of its region.

Oct 27, 2015

October 27 Charles Gaines, a Los Angeles–based artist and longstanding professor at California Institute of the Arts, investigates how rule-based procedures produce meaning. He is currently represented in the Venice Biennale by two major new series that bring texts, drawings, and music together to address issues of social justice. For his lecture, he shares ideas that have informed his long and influential career.

Nov 03, 2015

November 3 Valerie Hegarty, a Brooklyn-based artist who creates paintings, sculptures, and installations that often address themes of memory, place, and history—such as “Alternative Histories,” her 2013 intervention in the period rooms at the Brooklyn Museum—shares her work and experiences in the lecture “Valerie Hegarty: Reverse Archeology, the Creation of Decay and Other Uncanny Transformations.”

Nov 10, 2015

November 10 Lauren Woods, a conceptual artist whose hybrid media projects—film, video and sound installations, public interventions, and site-specific work—engage history as a lens through which to view the sociopolitical nature of the present, shares her work.

Dec 08, 2015

A Special Lecture on Tuesday, December 8, 7 pm
Sally Mann
, one of America’s most renowned photographers, presents her highly acclaimed and much-anticipated book Hold Still, recently published by Little, Brown. Come early for a book signing at 6 pm.