Sept 26: Radical Presence: Black Study and Black Performance

Radical Presence: Black Study and Black Performance a roundtable discussion with Daphne Brooks, Thomas DeFrantz, Malik Gaines, & Tavia Nyong’o Thursday, September 26 7 to 9 pm Daphne Brooks, English and African-American Studies, Princeton Thomas DeFrantz, Dance and African & African American Studies, Duke University Malik Gaines, Art, Hunter College moderated by: Tavia Nyong’o, Performance […]

Camp Aesthetics & Desi Visual Culture: Brown Bag Lunch Talk

CAMP AESTHETICS AND DESI VISUAL CULTURE A Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Alpesh Patel November 22, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 pm Alpesh Patel, CSGS Visiting Scholar and Independent Art Historian/Cultural Arts Producer In the Western art world, a curious alliance has formed between those that are sympathetic to identity politics and those that have always […]

Barbara Hammer – MoMA Retrospective

Barbara Hammer MoMA Retrospective 9/15/10-10/13/10 MoMA CELEBRATES BARBARA HAMMER, WITH A MONTH-LONG RETROSPECTIVE OF THE PROLIFIC ARTIST’S EXTENSIVE BODY OF WORK Exhibition Includes the World Premiere of Hammer’s Newest Film, Generations, as well as Her Groundbreaking Experimental Short Films and Documentaries Barbara Hammer from September 15-October 13, 2010 at 
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters NEW […]

How Obscene is This! The Decency Clause Turns 20

How Obscene is This! The Decency Clause Turns 20: Panel I Wednesday, September 15, 2010 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tishman Auditorium 66 West 12th Street free On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Congressional decision to require the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to consider “general standards of decency and respect” in […]

A Feminine Palette: Women Artists of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Presented by the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Friday, March 5th at 6:30 PM Panelists Dr. Katherine Manthorne of City University of New York’s Graduate Center; Catherine Coleman Brawer, M.A. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; and Ph.D student Whitney Thompson, also of City University of New York’s Graduate Center, discuss the work […]

Dorothea Lange: The Gendered Story of a Visual Intellectual

Linda Gordon 21 October, Wednesday 7 PM Presented by the Leon Levy Center for Biography @ CUNY Join us for the launch event for the highly anticipated biography of a complex figure in the American cultural and political landscape. Widely regarded as the most influential American female photographer of the twentieth century, Dorothea Lange is […]