The Everyday World of Ileana Sonnabend’s Artists
Thursday, January 30, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery, third floor
Dealer/collector Ileana Sonnabend championed artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Giovanni Anselmo, and Jim Dine, who addressed and challenged contemporary culture and the traditions of art through the employment of everyday materials and familiar objects. Let’s look together at how these artists defamiliarize what we think we know—and generate fresh meaning—by recontextualizing and aestheticizing ordinary objects and images from the world around us.
In conjunction with the exhibition Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New
Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.
Sign language–interpreted Gallery Sessions are held every fourth Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.