March 15, 2004 - MoMA PS1 - A Dieter Roth Retrospective
March 15, 2004

A Dieter Roth Retrospective

A Dieter Roth Retrospective
23 March 2004

MoMA QNS and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
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The following programs will be held in conjunction with the exhibition Roth Time: A Dieter Roth Retrospective, on view at MoMA QNS and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center from March 12 through June 7, 2004.

Taking Chances: Artists on Roth

Tuesday, March 23, 6:30 P.M.

The Donnell Library Center Auditorium

20 West 53 Street

Like Dieter Roth, artists Paul McCarthy, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Christopher Wool challenge traditional notions of art through the innovative use of new materials and subjects. Through presentations and discussion, these artists respond to Roth’s work and influence. Moderated by Gary Garrels, Chief Curator of Drawings and Curator of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art. Tickets can be purchased only in person at the MoMA QNS Lobby Ticketing Desk, 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, and at the Visitor Center at the MoMA Design Store, 44 West 53 Street, in Manhattan (open daily 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and 3:00-5:30 P.M.). No phone registration.

Dieter Roth Arrives in America

Monday, April 5, 6:30 P.M.

The Donnell Library Center Auditorium

20 West 53 Street

Gary Garrels, curator of the exhibition, examines Roth’s relationship to and critical reception in the United States, particularly during the years 1964-66, when Roth lived and worked here. His 1970 gallery exhibition in Los Angeles and its lasting effect on contemporary artists is also discussed. Tickets can be purchased only in person at the MoMA QNS Lobby Ticketing Desk, 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, and at the Visitor Center at the MoMA Design Store, 44 West 53 Street, in Manhattan (open daily 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and 3:00-5:30 P.M.). No phone registration.

Breaking Down Boundaries: Scholars on Roth

Tuesday, April 20, 6:30 P.M.

The Donnell Library Center Auditorium

20 West 53 Street

Critics and scholars offer their perspective on Dieter Roth’s oeuvre, and evaluate its significance within the history of postwar contemporary art. Gary Garrels, curator of the exhibition, moderates. Panelists are Benjamin Buchloh, Professor of Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Art, Criticism and Critical Theory, Barnard College; Christine Mehring, Assistant Professor, Twentieth-Century Art, Yale University; and John Paoletti, Professor of Art History, Wesleyan University. Tickets can be purchased only in person at the MoMA QNS Lobby Ticketing Desk, 33 Street at Queens Boulevard, and at the Visitor Center at the MoMA Design Store, 44 West 53 Street, in Manhattan (open daily 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and 3:00-5:30 P.M.). No phone registration.

Film: Dieter Roth

Monday, March 22, 2004, 8:30 P.M.

The Gramercy Theatre

127 East 23 Street at Lexington Avenue

Dieter Roth. 2003. Germany. Directed by Edith Jud. In German and English, English subtitles. 118 minutes. This evocative film traces and captures the spirit of Roth’s art and life through candid interviews with Roth himself, other artists (including Richard Hamilton, Arnulf Rainer, Emmett Williams), and family, friends, and students. It follows the winding path of Roth’s life in Reykjavik, Vienna, and Basel, among other European cities-the landscape and social milieu that influenced Roth’s work. Tickets are available only at the Gramercy Theatre box office.

Dieter Roth: Poesieundmusik

Sunday, April 18, 2:00-4:00 P.M.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center

22-25 Jackson Ave. at 46 Ave., Long Island City, Queens

Poets Johanna Drucker, Kenneth Goldsmith, Kristin Prevallet, and Jerome Rothenberg read works of their own as well as works by Dieter Roth and his peers in celebration of the artist’s experimental poetry and art. With music and sound art by Roth via P.S.1′s new online radio station, WPS1. Admission is free but tickets are required for entry and are available at the MoMA QNS Lobby Ticketing Desk, 33 Street at Queens Boulevard; the Visitor Center at the MoMA Design Store, 44 West 53 Street, in Manhattan (open daily 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and 3:00-5:30 P.M.); and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.

The exhibition is organized by Schaulager Basel in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Museum Ludwig, Cologne.

The exhibition is made possible by Schaulager Basel and the Laurenz Foundation.

Additional generous support is provided by Kathleen and Richard Fuld, Novartis, and The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art.

The Museum also acknowledges the assistance of Mimi and Peter Haas, Pro Helvetia, and The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art.

The accompanying educational programs are made possible by BNP Paribas.

The installations at P.S.1 are supported by James Family Foundation.

Image: Dieter Roth. Motorradrennfahrer III (Motorcycle racers III). 1970/1994. Toy, chocolate, and painting and cooking utensils on wood, 13 x 18 1/8 x 7 1/8″ (33 x 46 x 18 cm). Dieter Roth Foundation, Hamburg. Copyright Estate of Dieter Roth. Photo credit: copyright Dieter Roth Foundation, Hamburg, photograph Heini Schneebeli.

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