Artists Senzeni Marasela, Vuyile Voyiya, and Sue Williamson with Riason Naidoo, Director, South African National Gallery
Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Presented by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art, Conversations: Among Friends explores works of art as reflections of their political and social contexts.
7:00 p.m. program | 8:15 p.m. reception
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
This evening's program features a conversation between artists Senzeni Marasela, Vuyile Voyiya, and Sue Williamson, with Riason Naidoo, Director, South African National Gallery. Judy Hecker, Assistant Curator, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, and organizer of Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, will introduce the program. Following the program, guest are invited to continue the conversation and meet the participants at an intimate reception catered by Fantasy Fare in The Agnes Gund Garden Lobby. Wine generously provided by Harlem Vintage.
Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, on view through August 14 in The Paul J. Sachs Prints and Illustrated Books Galleries, presents nearly 80 prints, posters, books, and wall stencils created over the last five decades that demonstrate the exceptional reach, range, and impact of printed art in South Africa during and after a period of enormous upheaval. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection, this exhibition includes recent projects by Senzeni Marasela and Vuyile Voyiya and a seminal work from the 1990s by Sue Williamson.
In conjunction with the exhibition Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now
Tickets ($35) can be purchased online, through the Friends of Education office, and at the lobby information desk. All tickets will be held at the door. Please use The Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance, east of the Museum’s main entrance on Fifty-third Street.