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Setsuko
Into the Trees

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6pm
Gagosian, Paris

Setsuko will lead a tour of her exhibition Into the Treeat Gagosian, Paris, with gallery director Jean-Olivier Després. The artist will discuss what led her to ceramics and the infinite malleability and expressiveness of clay, as well as the imagery in her paintings. To attend the free event, RSVP to paristours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

Installation view, Setsuko: Into the Trees, Gagosian, Paris, April 11–June 1, 2019. Artwork © Setsuko. Photo: Thomas Lannes

Installation view, Setsuko: Into the Trees, Gagosian, Paris, April 11–June 1, 2019. Artwork © Setsuko. Photo: Thomas Lannes

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barbican.org.uk

Brice Marden is collaborating with choreographer Pam Tanowitz and composer Kaija Saariaho to present Four Quartets, a titular dance performance based on T. S. Eliot’s modernist masterpiece from 1943. The evocative stage design centers on paintings by Marden, their exquisite colors and strokes making connections to the geographical locations of the masterpiece’s four individual parts. Containing piercing and unforgettable literary passages, this unprecedented collaborative performance of the work is the first to be authorized by the T. S. Eliot Estate. To attend the event, purchase tickets at barbican.org.uk.

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www.fondationbeyeler.ch

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www.ifar.org

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The event is organized by the International Foundation for Art Research. Richardson was a member of IFAR’s board of directors and art advisory council from 1981 until his passing in 2019. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.ifar.org.

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