Spring 2018 Public Programs at 101 Spring Street

Judd Foundation is pleased to announce Spring 2018 public programs in New York that explore aspects of Donald Judd’s work. The talk series coincides with 15 x 105 x 15, an exhibition of extruded aluminum works by Judd on the ground floor of 101 Spring Street on view April 27 through July 28. All events are free and open to the public.

 

Alex Kitnick
Monday, April 30
6:30pm
101 Spring Street, New York, NY

Alex Kitnick is an art historian and critic based in New York, and The Brant Foundation Fellow in Contemporary Arts at Bard College. He will discuss the relationship between the paintings by Donald Judd from 1959-1961, currently on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, and the prints Judd made during the same time period. 

Alex Kitnick, The Brant Foundation Fellow in Contemporary Arts, is an art historian and critic based in New York. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. An editor of numerous volumes, including a collection of John McHale’s writings, The Expendable Reader: Articles on Art, Architecture, Design, and Media, 1951–1979, and October 136 on New Brutalism, he is also a frequent contributor to publications including Artforum, May, October, and Texte zur Kunst.

Tickets can be reserved here.

 

Jarrett Earnest, Anna Betbeze, and Simone Kearney
Monday, May 14
6:30pm
101 Spring Street, New York, NY

Writer and artist Jarrett Earnest will be in conversation with artists Anna Betbeze and Simone Kearney to discuss language associated with the colors, shapes, and material present in the exhibition 15 x 105 x 15.

Anna Betbeze is an artist known for her use of textile, which she dyes, cuts, scorches, shaves, and otherwise distresses, transforming them into lush, oversized, painting-like wall hangings. She teaches in the painting department at the Yale School of art.

Jarrett Earnest is an artist and writer known for long-form interview and experimental art writing. His new book, What it Means to Write about Art: interviews with art critics, will be published this fall by David Zwirner Books.

Simone Kearney is an artist and poet whose work flows between sculpture, painting, and text, united by a rigorous emotional intensity. Her book, My Ida, was published last year by Ugly Duckling Presse.

Tickets can be reserved here.

 

William Agee
Monday, May 21
6:30pm
101 Spring Street, New York, NY

Art historian William Agee will talk about the works on view in 15 x 105 x 15 and Judd’s use of materials and colors in the exhibition and throughout his career.

William C. Agee taught at Hunter College since 1988 until his retirement in 2014 and was awarded an endowed chair in 2004, the Evelyn Kranes Kossak Professor of Art History. Prior to Hunter, he held directorships at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and at the Pasadena Art Museum. Agee has published numerous articles and monographs in conjunction with exhibitions he has organized on artists such as Stuart Davis, Morgan Russell, Donald Judd and many others, as well as on aspects of modern art in America. His books include American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942 (2011) and Coming of Age: American Art, 1850s to 1950s (2006).

Tickets can be reserved here.

 

Yasmil Raymond, Larry Bell, and Randy Kennedy
Tuesday, May 29
6:30pm
101 Spring Street, New York, NY

Yasmil Raymond, Associate Curator at The Museum of Modern Art, Randy Kennedy, Director of Special Projects at Hauser & Wirth, will be in conversation with artist Larry Bell on the use of industrial materials and process in art.

Yasmil Raymond is the Associate Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. She was previously a curator at Dia Art Foundation, New York, 2009-2013.  From 2004 to 2009, Raymond was associate curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Raymond is a contributor to numerous publications and periodicals, where she has written about the work of Mircea Cantor, Cao Fei, Mark Manders, Rivane Neuenschwander, and Rirkrit Tiravanija, among others. Raymond received a B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and M.A. from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York.

Larry Bell has been a working artist since the late 1950s, making artwork in glass, on canvas and on paper in his Taos, New Mexico and Venice, California studios. He is widely identified as an early participant in the Los Angeles “Light and Space” movement.

Randy Kennedy is the Director of Special Projects at Hauser & Wirth. He has written about the art world since 2005. He joined the New York Times in 1992 and has been a Metro reporter, Public Lives columnist, and writer for the New York Times Magazine. He is the author of Subwayland: Adventures in the World Beneath New York and a novel to be published by Simon & Schuster in 2017.

Tickets can be reserved here.