Lecture
Place, Poem, Body, Spirit: Looking at Abstract Art in Lebanon

In conjunction with the exhibition Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s
January 14–April 4, 2020

Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, writer, critic, and contributing editor, Bidoun, will explore the multiplicity of modern abstract painting from Lebanon—from Etel Adnan’ evocations of landscape to Huguette Caland’s suggestions of self-portraiture, from Saloua Raouda Choucair’s distilled forms to Saliba Douaihy’s intimations of the divine.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Grey Art Gallery.

Starts 3/5/20 6:30 pm
Ends 3/5/20 8:00 pm
Participants Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access)
Cost Free of charge

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