Crossing the Line: Drawing and Its Extension
Friday, January 21, 2011, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
This half-day symposium, held in conjunction with the exhibition On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, explores the extended field of drawing by analyzing the development of line throughout the century in two panel discussions. "From On Line to Online,” moderated by Catherine de Zegher, co-curator of the exhibition, features artists Anna Maria Maiolino, Julie Mehretu, Jean Fisher, Professor of Fine Art and Transcultural Studies, Middlesex University and writer on contemporary art, and Luis Camnitzer, Professor Emeritus at University of the State of New York. "The Performative Line,” moderated by Connie Butler, MoMA's Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings and co-curator of the exhibition, includes Benjamin Buchloh, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern Art, Harvard University; Ralph Lemon, artist and choreographer; Nick Kaye, Dean, College of Humanities & Chair in Performance Studies, College of Humanities, University of Exeter, England; and Janet Kraynak, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art, New School University.
In conjunction with the exhibition On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century
Tickets ($10; $8 members; $5 students, seniors, staff of other museums) can be purchased online or at the lobby information desk and the film desk.