Forgotten Geographies of Artistic Diplomacy: Abby Grey and U.S.-Middle East Exchanges
In conjunction with the exhibition Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection
In this talk, Sarah-Neel Smith, Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, will discuss Turkey’s art world of the 1960s through the lens of Abby Weed Grey’s collecting activities, focusing on the intersection of art and international discourses about democracy in the wake of World War II.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTS-NYU), and Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.