New Perspectives on Abstract Expressionism: A Young Scholars’ Panel
Friday, February 25, 2011, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York, MoMA presents New Perspectives on Abstract Expressionism: A Young Scholars’ Panel. The following four international graduate students have been selected to present their papers which uncover new scholarship, interpretations, approaches, and analysis of Abstract Expressionism:
Leanne Carroll, University of Toronto
“From Motherwell’s Tragedy, Newman’s Alienation, and Reinhardt’s Isolation to the Minimalist’s Renown: On the Reception of Artist-Writers”
Eileen Costello, The University of Texas at Austin
“Beyond the Easel: The Dissolution of Abstract Expressionist Painting into the Realm of Architecture”
Michelle DuBois, Boston University
“New Demarcations for Old: Refining and Redefining Abstract Expressionism Vis-à-vis a Consideration of the Willard Gallery Artists”
Valerie Hellstein, Stony Brook University
“Abstract Expressionism’s Countercultures: The Club, the Cold War, and the New Sensibility”
The panel’s selection committee members, David Anfam, Michael Leja, Katy Siegel, and Ann Temkin, will serve as respondents and moderate a discussion among the four selected scholars.
In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York