Lynda Benglis, Abraham Cruzvillegas, David Reed
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 6pm
Museum of Modern Art, New York
This conversation will explore the varied forms and paths of a life dedicated to making art. Contemporary artists will share observations, thoughts, and questions about the careers of artists featured in the exhibition The Long Run, currently on view at MoMA through November 4. David Reed will speak on Joan Mitchell. Other participants will include Lynda Benglis and Abraham Cruzvillegas. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.moma.org.
Joan Mitchell, No Rain, 1976, Museum of Modern Art, New York © Estate of Joan Mitchell
Dialogues with Painting
David Reed and Kim Conaty on Mary Corse
Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7pm
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
This program considers Mary Corse’s experiments with painting by examining process, materials, and forms in the ongoing exhibition Mary Corse: A Survey in Light. David Reed and curator Kim Conaty will discuss Corse’s practice in front of the works themselves. To attend the event, purchase tickets at whitney.org.
Friday, April 6, 2018, 4:50pm
School of Visual Arts Theatre, New York
As part of the symposium Body of Work: Contemporary Artists’ Estates and Conservation, David Reed reflects on the experience of revisiting his early brushmark paintings, forty years after their making, for the 2016–17 exhibition Painting Paintings (David Reed) 1975. To attend this free event, register for the symposium at www.bodyofwork2018.com.
Mechanical Clock for 60 Musicians
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10:30pm
Centre Pompidou, Paris
In Davide Balula’s Mechanical Clock for 60 Musicians (2018), visitors will walk through a gigantic “clock” made up of sixty orchestral performers. Passing from one room to the next, and one musician to another, the audience will experience the passing of time through sound as each minute casts its own sound wave. To attend the event, purchase tickets at centrepompidou.fr.
Davide Balula, Interrupting Words with Burp Sounds (Garlic Fed Brass Players), 2014 © Davide Balula. Photo: Zhenya Posternak