The Everyday World of Ileana Sonnabend’s Artists

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Special Exhibitions Gallery, third floor

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Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New
Ann Temkin and Claire Lehmann

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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.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.