Robert Storr, On Louise Bourgeois and the Privilege of Sublimation

Friday, February 20, 7:00pm
Robert Storr, On Louise Bourgeois and the Privilege of Sublimation

Renowned art critic and curator Robert Storr derives his lecture from his forthcoming book, Intimate Geometries: The Work and Life of Louise Bourgeois (2014). Storr was curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from 1990 to 2002, where he organized exhibitions on Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Max Beckmann, Tony Smith, and Robert Ryman. In addition to writing for numerous art publications, he has taught at the Institute of Fine Arts, CUNY graduate center, and the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, as well as the Rhode Island School of Design, New York Studio School, and Harvard University. He is currently Professor of Painting/Printmaking and Dean of the School of Art at Yale University.

Admission:
Free and open to the public

Date:
Friday, 7:00 p.m. February 20, 2015

Place:
Stony Brook Manhattan
101 East 27th Street, 3rd Floor,
New York, NY 10016

(Image Credit: Louise Bourgeois, Paddle Woman, 1947, Bronze, 57 3/4 x 16 1/4 x 12 inches, Edition of 6. Courtesy of Cheim & Reid.)

Archive Link -> http://art.stonybrook.edu/lecture-series/

 

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