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Conversation with Ugo Rondinone and Bob Nickas

the sun at 3pm, 2018 gilded bronze 225 cm × 238 cm (sculpture), 47 cm × 14 cm × 24 cm (pedestal) Courtesy of Studio Rondinone

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Saturday, August 10
4PM - 5PM
Free Reservations for Members

To RSVP please email lmumgaard@guildhall.org (Members Only)

158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

Overview

  • Bob Nickas

    A writer and curator based in New York, Bob Nickas has organized over 100 exhibitions since 1984.. He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; and Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. He served on the team for the 2003 Biennale de Lyon, Greater New York 2005 at MoMA/PS1, contributed a section to Aperto at the 1993 Venice Biennale, and collaborated with Cady Noland on her installation for Documenta IX in 1992. He was founding editor of Index magazine (1996-2000), with publisher Peter Halley.

    His books include Painting Abstraction: New Elements In Abstract Painting, Catalog Of the Exhibition, and four collections of his writing and interviews: Theft Is Vision, Live Free or Die, The Dept. of Corrections, and Komplaint Dept. He is one of the authors of Defining Contemporary Art: 25 Years In 200 Pivotal Artworks, and of No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989. Most recently he has contributed essays to Vija Celmins (Matthew Marks) and to Brand New: Art & Commodity in the 1980s (Hirschhorn Museum).

    He is presently at work on a book about Ad Reinhardt's photography.

Event Sponsors

All Museum Programming supported in part by Crozier Fine Arts, Hess Philanthropic Fund, The Lorenzo and Mary Woodhouse Trust, The Melville Straus Family Endowment, Vital Projects Fund, and public funds provided by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and Suffolk County.
Free admission is generously funded by BNB Bank and Landscape Details.
Lead Sponsors: Dorothy Lichtenstein, Fern and Lenard Tessler, and public funds from the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia.
Sponsors: Ziel and Helene Feldman
Co-Sponsors: Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Ophelia and Bill Rudin
Special thanks to Gladstone Gallery
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