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Co-curated by Kenneth E. ...
Co-curated by Kenneth E. Silver, New York University Professor of Modern Art and Bruce Museum Adjunct Curator of Art, and Mia Laufer, PhD candidate (Washington University in Saint Louis) and Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow, the exhibition will be accompanied by a scholarly catalogue, featuring a foreword from Peter C. Sutton, Susan E. Lynch Executive Director of the Bruce Museum, and essays by the curators.
"Walls of Color" has been organized ...
"Walls of Color" has been organized by Kenneth E. Silver, a professor of modern art at New York University and an adjunct curator at the Bruce, which is a short train ride from Manhattan and a very brief stroll from the town's Metro-North station.
The show has limited space, but Mr. Silver has counterintuitively placed in its midst a roughly half-scale re-creation of the 711 elevator bank, papered with a full-color digital image of the mosaic.
It almost literally jostles visitors.
But that doesn't stop the work from detonating in mind and eye.
Mr. Silver has assembled about 30 studies on paper and canvas, along with architectural plans and photographs, and a handful of late paintings.
On audio, Mr. Silver
thinking on the mosaics.
studies for the mosaics led him away from easel painting and spurred larger, more ambitious works.
These elements, which exemplify his
theory of spatial "push-pull," are seen here in two charming all-red paintings (Mr. Silver rightly connects them to Matisse's "Red Studio," painted in 1911).
Ken Silver, a professor of ...
Ken Silver, a professor of modern art at New York University and the show's curator, calls Hofmann's mural work his forgotten legacy.
He knows this from personal experience.
said that when an easel painter begins to create murals, the artist not only has to enter into a collaborative process with the architect, but also has to adjust the creation of the art to recognize a differing viewpoint by the observer of the art.
Especially formative, Silver
said, is Hofmann's usage of mosaic tiles.
Happenings - Sack Heritage Group
The exhibition has been astutely curated by Kenneth E. Silver, professor of Modern art at New York University and adjunct curator of art at the Bruce, who has written an insightful essay in the accompanying 144-page catalog Paris Portraits.
Art in Russia
In conjunction with the exhibition, The Jewish Museum and Yale University Press are co-publishing a 148-page catalogue by Ms. Goodman, with an essay by Kenneth E. Silver, Professor of Art History at New York University.
Goodman and Silver
analyze Chagall's complex iconography and phantasmagorical style, tracing the political, literary, and theological sources that inspired his art.
The Jewish Museum is presenting a variety of programs related to the exhibition, Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, including lectures by Chagall's granddaughter, Bella Meyer (October 8), and NYU art history professor, Kenneth E. Silver (November 12), as well as artists Amy Sillman and Peter Doig in conversation with Jordan Kantor (November 24).