On October 4, at 6 pm, join Lynn Gumpert, director of New York University’s Grey Art Gallery, and Debra Bricker Balken, independent curator, for a conversation about Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962 which has just been released by Hirmer Verlag and Grey Art Gallery, NYU. Long renowned as an artistic mecca, Paris renewed its allure as a leading cultural capital following the end of World War II by attracting a new wave of expatriates from the U.S. In-person only.
Join NYU Professor Lauren Walsh, author of Through the Lens: The Pandemic and Black Lives Matter, and Vanessa Charlot, an award-winning photographer and filmmaker whose work focuses on the intersectionality of race, politics, culture and sexual/gender expression, for a conversation on the power of political photography in the contemporary moment. Inspired in part by photos on view at the Grey Art Gallery by Danny Lyon, an instrumental photographer during the American Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. In-person and virtual attendance.
Join Cottrell, Lovett, and Kass as they discuss their shared passion for art as an instrument of social change, the social experience of the dynamic downtown art scene in the 1980s, and their transformational gift in a lively virtual conversation hosted by the Grey’s director, Lynn Gumpert. Online only.
Hauser & Wirth Southampton is pleased to invite you to a special book event celebrating the recently released memoir "Pow! Right in the Eye!" by provocative Parisian art dealer Berthe Weill, now available in English for the first time. The event will feature a conversation between the book’s editor and director of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, Lynn Gumpert, and Senior Director at Hauser & Wirth Southampton, Madeline Warren. Copies of the book will be available for purchase during the event. Free, reservations and proof of vaccination required.
The memoir of a provocative Parisian art dealer at the heart of the twentieth-century art world is available in English for the first time. In celebration of Berthe Weill's Pow! Right in the Eye! Thirty Years behind the Scenes of Modern French Painting (University of Chicago Press, June 2022), Lynn Gumpert (Director, Grey Art Gallery) joins Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn (curator, art advisor, gallerist, and activist) and Carlo McCormick (curator and critic) for a special conversation at the Rizzoli Bookstore in NYC.
Join Joseph Grigely, artist and writer, and Emily Watlington, critic and curator, in conversation on art, disability, apologies, and other matters. Organized by the NYU Center for Disability Studies. Registration required.
Join us for a reading of "Golem Girl: A Memoir" (2020) and a conversation with authors/artists/disability activists Riva Lehrer and Sunaura Taylor. Riva Lehrer’s memoir is a vivid portrait of her life, growing up disabled and Jewish, discovering her sexuality and her place as an artist in the emerging world of Disability Culture. Organized by the NYU Center for Disability Studies. Registration required.
This event is now cancelled. Exhibition walkthrough with Ally Mintz, Exhibitions and Publications Manager, Grey Art Gallery, NYU.
Exhibition walkthrough with Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU and co-curator of the exhibition, and Lucy Oakley, Head of Education and Programs, Grey Art Gallery, NYU.
Exhibition walkthrough with Suheyla Takesh, Curator, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE, and co-curator of the exhibition.