Sigmar Polke. <i>Mao</i>. 1972. Synthetic polymer paint on patterned fabric mounted on felt with wooden dowel, overall: 12' 3" x 10' 3 1⁄2" (373.5 x 314 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Kay Sage Tanguy Fund. © 2014 The Estate of Sigmar Polke/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany

Who Cares If It’s Painting?

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

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

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Alibis: Sigmar Polke, 1963-2010
Kathy Halbreich with Mark Godfrey, Lanka Tattersall, and Magnus Schaefer

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Organized in conjunction with Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010, this panel discussion explores key aspects of Sigmar Polke’s cross-disciplinary approach and its significance for artists working today. Panelists include artists Frances Stark, Carroll Dunham, Wolfgang Tillmans, Ken Okiishi, and Glenn Ligon. Moderated by Kathy Halbreich, exhibition curator and Associate Director, MoMA.

In conjunction with the exhibition Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010

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