Benefit Auction + Party 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 6:30–9:30pm
Drawing Center, New York
The Drawing Center’s annual Benefit Auction + Party takes place on Thursday, September 19, with an evening of music and cocktails, and a silent auction featuring works generously donated by over forty leading artists, including Joe Bradley, John Currin, Rudolf Stingel, and Mary Weatherford. Funds raised through this event provide crucial support for the Drawing Center’s ambitious roster of exhibitions, publications, education initiatives, and public programs. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.drawingcenter.org.
John Currin, Untitled, 2015 © John Currin
Sunday, February 17, 2019, 3:30pm
Sherry Lansing Theatre, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles
Mary Weatherford will speak with art historian Suzanne Hudson as a part of Frieze Talks, a program where artists, writers, and scholars partake in informal, wide-ranging conversation with a peer. The event is free with fair admission.
Photo: Lee Jaffe
Gender Equality and Art
within the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Monday, September 24, 2018, 6–8pm
Gagosian, West 24th Street, New York
Gagosian, together with ART 2030 and BOTTLETOP, is pleased to present a panel discussion on gender representation, disparity, and equality in the arts, moderated by Johanna Burton, with the participation of Mary Weatherford, Ulla Tørnæs, Cameron Saul, and Hadeel Ibrahim. Coinciding with the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the panel discussion is the kickoff event of ART 2030 New York, a new, annual citywide initiative uniting the contemporary art world in support of the United Nations’ 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Attendance at this event is by invitation only. Watch live on Gagosian’s Instagram.
Mary Weatherford, 2018, 2018 © Mary Weatherford. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen Studio
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6:30pm
New York Studio School
Mary Weatherford will discuss her practice with art writer Phyllis Tuchman. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Mary Weatherford, Bird of Paradise, 2018 © Mary Weatherford. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen Studio
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6:30–8pm
Contemporary Art Museum Houston
Mary Weatherford will be participating in the Gamson Artist Lecture Series, which brings a contemporary art voice to Houston. She will share images, inspiration, music, and stories about her work in the context of both art history and the specifics of her life. Her lecture will be followed by a conversation with CAMH director Bill Arning. Admission to the event is free, however, a ticket reservation is required and seating is limited. To attend the free event, reserve tickets at matchouston.org.
Mary Weatherford, Eden, 2017 © Mary Weatherford
This new podcast, produced by the Getty, explores the lives and work of six women artists spanning multiple generations. Hosted by curator Helen Molesworth, the podcast draws on rare audio interviews from the 1960s and ’70s from the archives of the Getty Research Institute and includes an episode on Helen Frankenthaler and another on Eva Hesse, including commentary by Mary Weatherford.
Helen Frankenthaler, Mountains and Sea, 1952, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York, on extended loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC © 2019 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On July 1, 2018, Mary Weatherford will join the Lewis Center for the Arts Advisory Council.
Photo: Lee Jaffe
Feel the Sun in Your Mouth
Through February 23, 2020
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
This exhibition brings together artworks acquired by the museum over the past five years with a focus on art that incites sensation and demonstrates a renewed interest in sublime encounters with the world. Spanning a period of extreme technological growth that has led us from the first steps on the moon to the development of the Internet, this exhibition illuminates a return to the poetic, the intuitive, and the cosmic in current artistic practice. Work by Alex Israel, Tatiana Trouvé, and Mary Weatherford is included.
Tatiana Trouvé, Les indéfinis, 2014 (detail) © Tatiana Trouvé. Photo: Annette Kradisch