February 18, 2010 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - Forum, Lecture, Tours, and Works & Process
February 18, 2010

Forum, Lecture, Tours, and Works & Process

Matthew Ritchie (b. 1964, London)
The House of GI–A Proposal, 2009
Ink on vellum paper
72.1 x 100.3 cm.
© Matthew Ritchie

Forum, Lecture, Tours, and Works & Process

Winter 2010 Programs

1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
New York City

www.guggenheim.org

Join us for this winter’s season of special programs concurrent with Guggenheim exhibitions Anish Kapoor: Memory, Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection, Tino Sehgal, Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, and more.

GUGGENHEIM FORUM
Beyond Material Worth
February 22–26
Live Chat, Thursday, February 25, 2 pm EST
In a moderated online conversation, an inter¬disciplinary group of thinkers discuss issues of sustainability and value from art that does away with a physical product. Participants include Peter G. Brown, Martha Buskirk, Juliet Schor, and Simran Sethi. For updates and more information, visit www.guggenheim.org/forum.

LECTURE – Free for students with ID and RSVP
How to Do Things with Art
Dorothea von Hantelmann

Wednesday, February 24, 6:30 pm
In an intellectual tour-de-force, this Berlin-based author links the work of four unlikely artists—Daniel Buren, James Coleman, Jeff Koons, and Tino Sehgal—to argue for an art form that simultaneously critiques and reinvents reality. A book signing and reception follows.

TOURS
Educator’s Eye – Free with museum admission
Daily, 11 am & 1 pm
Interactive tours of current exhibitions, the permanent collection, and the building.

Mind’s Eye – Free
Tino Sehgal
Monday, February 22
4 pm (for partially sighted and blind visitors)
6:30 pm (for deaf visitors)

Anish Kapoor: Memory (for partially sighted and blind visitors)
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum (for deaf visitors)
Monday, March 15, 6:30 pm

Separate programs presented through Verbal Imaging, touch, and ASL (with no voice interpreter). Space is limited, RSVP one week in advance of program to access@guggenheim.org or 212 360 4355.

Curator’s Eye – Free with museum admission

Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection
Friday, February 19, 2 pm
Megan Fontanella, Assistant Curator

Friday, March 12, 2 pm
Tracey Bashkoff, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum
Friday, March 26, 2 pm
David van der Leer, Assistant Curator of Architecture and Design

Please check www.guggenheim.org/calendar for the most up-to-date information.

WORKS & PROCESS
Hypermusic: Ascension

Thursday, March 11, 6:30 and 8:30 pm
Harvard physicist Lisa Randall, Spanish composer Hèctor Parra, and Contemplating the Void artist Matthew Ritchie discuss and present their exceptional collaboration, which inverts and renovates the genre of opera, combining an innovative libretto, an experimental score, and a projected visual environment to suggest the reality of a fifth dimension. For information, go to www.worksandprocess.org. For tickets, call 212 423 3587.

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