Place and Light: From New York to China and the Mediterranean

Moderated by Gary Garrels

Monday, December 4, 2006, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

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Critics and scholars discuss the influence of geography and culture on Brice Marden’s work through individual presentations and a discussion moderated by Gary Garrels.

“The New York School”
Richard Shiff, Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art, The University of Texas at Austin

“China and the East”
John Yau, poet and author of Paradiso Diaspora (2006), Ing Grish (2005), Borrowed Love Poems (2002), and Brice Marden: Drawings and Paintings 1964–2002 (2003), among many others

“The Mediterranean, the Classical, and the Renaissance”
Jean-Pierre Criqui, art historian, critic, and editor of Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne of the Centre Pompidou

In conjunction with the exhibition Brice Marden: A Retrospective of Paintings and Drawings

Sign language–interpreted Gallery Conversations are held every fourth Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks. Gallery Conversations are free with Museum admission. No registration is required; however, we suggest arriving 10 minutes prior to the start of a talk, as groups are limited to 25.

Tickets ($10, members $8, students and seniors $5) can be purchased at the lobby information desk and the Film desk, or online at www.ticketweb.com.