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Dr. James Sampson Meyer

Deputy Director and Chief Curator

Dia Art Foundation

HQ Phone: (212) 989-5566

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Dia Art Foundation

535 West 22Nd Street

New York, New York 10011

United States

Company Description

The Dia Art Foundation was founded in 1974 to initiate, promote and preserve major projects by artists. It also oversees several site-specific installations as Walter De Maria's The Lightning Field (1977) in New Mexico, and Dan Flavin's untitled (1996), M ... more

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Employment History


Associate Curator

National Gallery

Associate Professor of Art History

Emory University

Contributing Editor

Artforum Ltd


Yale University


Senior Fellow
Smithsonian Institution

Deputy Director and Chief Curator
The Art Newspaper


Institute of Fine Arts

Johns Hopkins


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Another person well versed in Holt's work, James Meyer of the Dia Art Foundation in New York, called Dark Star Park "an important work in Holt's oeuvre.

Meyer is curator for an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art opening September 30 that will have a strong focus on land art and include a conceptual work by Holt.

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The works selected considered the claim made by the art historian and chief curator of the Dia Art Foundation in New York, James Meyer, a scholar of Minimalism. Meyer described the 1960s movement surrounding minimalism as one mainly characterized by a pared down, unexpressive, distilled sensibility that is also a complex artistic movement with contrasting practices, non-iconic, non-hierarchical strategies, and one with a bridging relation to postmodernity. Thus, while Meyer championed American artists like Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris, and Anne Truitt of the Post War second generation New York art scene, Vali and Dutta look toward an alternative parallel by contemporary artists from South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East.

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