Allan McCollum
  • September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

September 30Allan McCollum, an artist featured in Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, became well known in the late 1970s for his series Surrogate Paintings and continues to be recognized for utilizing methods of mass production as well as writing on art, interviewing artists, and occasionally collaborating with other artists.

Image: Allan McCollum, Collection of Two Hundred Plaster Surrogates, 1982/1983-85. Enamel on cast Hydrostone. The Rachofsky Collection

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This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from September 23 through November 18.

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Museum’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. Free admission tickets (limit two) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on Tuesday evenings during the series (general admission applies).

Café Modern serves cocktails, salads, and appetizers on Tuesday nights during the lecture series.

 

The Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture series is made possible in part by a grant from the Web Maddox Trust.