Conversation and Performance<br/>Mark Mothersbaugh, Music for Six-Sided Keyboard
May 04, 2017 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Following an onstage conversation with Carlo McCormick, Senior Editor, Paper Magazine, Mark Mothersbaugh—creative polymath and founder of the band DEVO—conducts orchestral renditions of his original music and film compositions on a six-sided keyboard of his invention. Organized by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and co-sponsored by NYU’s Program in Music Technology (Steinhardt). General Admission: $30; NYU Students: […]

Conversation: Mark Mothersbaugh and Adam Lerner
Apr 26, 2017 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Mark Mothersbaugh joins exhibition curator Adam Lerner, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, in this wide-ranging conversation focusing on the artist’s career in both music and visual art, from his early, pre-DEVO decals to his recent music-making machines. The discussion will draw out the connecting threads that run through Mothersbaugh’s diverse artistic practice, from DEVO […]

Conversation<br/>Tenth Street Days
Mar 06, 2017 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

Moderator Irving Sandler, art historian and critic, in conversation with artists Lois Dodd and Philip Pearlstein, will reflect on their early days at the Tanager Gallery. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art & Art Professions (Steinhardt) and Grey Art Gallery.

Conversation<br/>John Cohen and Thomas Crow
Feb 22, 2017 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

John Cohen, photographer, musician, filmmaker, artist, and professor emeritus of visual arts, SUNY Purchase College; and Thomas Crow, Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and author of The Long March of Pop: Art, Music, and Design 1930–1995, will discuss Cohen’s role in the downtown art and music scene in the 1950s and […]

Conversation<br/>Downtown Forever: Artists and Conservators in Conversation
Jun 22, 2017 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Please note: This program was originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Join artists Mimi Gross and Robert Whitman (both included in Inventing Downtown) in conversation with conservators Kate Lewis (MoMA), Kendra Roth (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Jennifer Hickey (Private Practice) about preserving their work and legacy. The discussion […]

Conversation<br/>Baring It: Self-Exposure in Feminist Performance
Oct 06, 2016 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

In this roundtable conversation, artists Karen Finley and Narcissister will join Barbara Browning, associate professor of Performance Studies, NYU, to discuss continuing debates around self-exposure in women’s art. What power—and what risk—does one assume in baring oneself in artistic practice, or in inviting others to do so? How much has changed in the half century between […]

Gallery Conversation and Performance
Oct 13, 2016 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

The program includes “A New Look at Music,” a talk by Joel Chadabe, composer and professor of Music Technology (Steinhardt), NYU, and a series of performances: John Cage, Williams Mix, presented by Joel Chadabe; Earle Brown, Synergy, performed by Madeleine Shapiro, cello, and Catherine Hancock, voice; and Earle Brown, December 1952, performed by Madeleine Shapiro, […]