Contemporary Artists on Abstract Expressionist New York
Today's tour is led by Peter Halley.
Thursday, November 4, 2010, 3:30 p.m.
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On the occasion of Abstract Expressionist New York, a major exhibition tracing the development of Abstract Expressionism from its auspicious beginnings in the 1940s to its seasoned maturity in the 1960s, contemporary artists lead the public on tours through the galleries, sharing their personal and artistic perspectives on works by Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman, Robert Motherwell, Arshile Gorky, Lee Krasner, Willem de Kooning, David Smith, Joan Mitchell, Mark Rothko, and others.
Due to high demand, the timing of this program has been changed. It will now take place at 5:30 p.m., after Museum hours. Be sure to remove all belongings from the coat check before the start of the tour, as coat check will close at 5:30 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York
Free with museum admission. Sign-up begins on a first-come, first-served basis (limited to 25 spaces) at 5:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education Building at 4 West 54 Street.