Dia Art Foundation

Dia Art Foundation spring programming highlights

Artists on Artists Lecture Series, 
Readings in Contemporary Poetry, 
Conversations and Lectures

Dia:Chelsea
535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY

www.diaart.org/programs

Artists on Artists Lecture Series:
Shannon Ebner on Bernd and Hilla Becher
Monday, March 25, 6:30pm
Haim Steinbach on On Kawara
Monday, April 22, 6:30pm

Readings in Contemporary Poetry:
Ron Silliman and Robert Fitterman
Monday, March 4, 6:30pm
Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris
Monday, April 8, 6:30pm
John Yau and Arlo Quint
Monday, May 13, 6:30pm

Conversations and Lectures:
Thomas Hirschhorn in conversation with Yasmil Raymond 
Saturday, May 11


This spring, Dia’s Artists on Artists Lecture Series will host Shannon Ebner, who will discuss the photographs of the Bechers, and Haim Steinbach, who will discuss the work of On Kawara. The Readings in Contemporary Poetry series will feature Ron Silliman and Robert Fitterman; Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris; and John Yau and Arlo Quint.

In anticipation of Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument, a conversation between the artist and Dia curator Yasmil Raymond will be held at Dia Art Foundation at 545 West 22nd Street in New York City on May 11.  Gramsci Monument opens to the public on July 1 and is the fourth and final work in Hirschhorn’s series of “monuments” dedicated to major writers and thinkers of the twentieth century; details here.

This spring, Jean-Luc Moulène’s Opus + One, a book that documents his recent presentation at Dia:Beacon, will be available at the Dia:Beacon Bookshop beginning March 2013 and is currently available for preorder at diabooks.org.

Established in 2001, the Artists on Artists Lecture Series invites artists to respond to an artist in Dia’s collection or programs.  The series presents a variety of perspectives that address specific works or methods. 

Dia’s Readings in Contemporary Poetry series pairs poets from different generations to create a range of voices while exhibiting some of the most striking characteristics of contemporary poetry. The program is organized by poet and author Vincent Katz and Dia curator Yasmil Raymond. Books by the poets will be sold at the event and many titles by poets in the series can be found on diabooks.org.

All lectures and readings take place at Dia:Chelsea, 535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor, in New York City.

Advance ticket purchases recommended. 
Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.

For more information and a complete schedule of programing visit www.diaart.org/programs.

About Dia Art Foundation
A nonprofit institution founded in 1974, Dia Art Foundation is renowned for initiating, supporting, presenting, and preserving art projects. For additional information, visit www.diaart.org

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