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Mary Corse: A Symposium at the Whitney Museum of American Art

On the occasion of the exhibition Mary Corse: A Survey in Light, the Whitney Museum of American Art will bring together artists, curators, and scholars to discuss Mary Corse’s work and her innovative engagements with the medium of painting. Topics to be considered include: materials and luminosity, contingency and vision, and new perspectives on artistic practices of the 1960s and 70s. 

The program is co-organized by the Whitney and Dia Art Foundation and planned in conjunction with the concurrent presentations of Corse's work.

Session 1: Paint and Painting

1–2:15 pm     

Peter Halley, artist

Suzanne Hudson, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at University of Southern California

Jeffrey Weiss, independent curator, scholar, and author

Moderated by Kim Conaty, Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawings and Prints at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Session 2: Considering the 1960s

2:30–3:45 pm

Robin Clark, Director of The Artist Initiative at SFMOMA

Elizabeth Gollnick, art historian and writer

Jane Livingston, independent curator, scholar, and author

Moderated by Carol Eliel, Curator of Modern Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Session 3: Light and Seeing

4–5:15 pm

Francesca Esmay, Conservator of the Panza Collection at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

James Welling, artist

Hank Willis Thomas, artist

Moderated by Alexis Lowry, Associate Curator at Dia Art Foundation

Reception 

5:30 pm

This event is free but registration is required.

Events — Mary Corse: A Symposium at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Oct 15, 2018