Picasso Programs, Artist Talks and Film Screenings

Picasso Programs, Artist Talks and Film Screenings

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

October 17, 2012

Fall Programs

5th Avenue at 89th Street


In conjunction with fall exhibitions Picasso Black and White, the Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms, and Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions, the Guggenheim is pleased to announce the following public programs.

Picasso Black and White Programs

Artist to Artist: Koons and Picasso
Friday, October 26, 6:30pm
Celebrated artist Jeff Koons discusses his enduring fascination with Pablo Picasso from a unique perspective as a fellow collector and creator. Paired in lively conversation with art historian and independent curator Pepe Karmel, New York University, this dialogue unfolds as an exploration of both artists’ expansive artistic production, delving into themes of conflict and creation as framed by insightful parallels across media, scale, and time.

Picasso: A Conversation
Friday, November 2, 6:30pm
Carmen Giménez, Stephen and Nan Swid Curator of Twentieth-Century Art, Guggenheim Museum, and curator of Picasso Black and White, engages in conversation about the Spanish master and his lifelong exploration of a black-and-white palette with Diana Widmaier Picasso, art historian, co-curator of Picasso and Marie-Thérèse L’Amour fou (Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2011), and granddaughter of the artist, and Gary Tinterow, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as well as curator and author of notable Picasso exhibitions and publications.

For tickets, visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms or call the Box Office at 212 423 3587. Free for students with valid ID and online registration at guggenheim.org/publicprograms. Limited availability. All programs are followed by a reception and exhibition viewing of Picasso Black and White.

Artist Talks

Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund: Conversations with Contemporary Artists
Hear from the most innovative international artists working today and learn about their creative process. Programs include a private reception and exhibition viewing with the artist.

Gabriel Orozco and Benjamin Buchloh
Tuesday, November 13, 6:30pm
Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962) explores traces of erosion, poetic encounters with mundane materials, and the ever-present tension between nature and culture in his sculptural and photographic installation for the Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms, on view from November 9, 2012–January 13, 2013. Benjamin Buchloh, Harvard University, joins Orozco in a discussion of his artistic practice.

R. H. Quaytman
Wednesday, November 28, 6:30pm
R. H. Quaytman’s (b. 1961) paintings draw on the abstract, the photographic, and the site-specific to evoke a new grammar for painting. Quaytman organizes her paintings on wood panels into “chapters.” The subject matter of each chapter is determined by the historical, archival, architectural, or social aspects of a specific site. A portion of the artist’s work is included in Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions on view from November 2, 2012–January 2, 2013.

For tickets, visit guggenheim.org/cca or call the Box Office at 212 423 3587. Free for students with valid ID and online registration at guggenheim.org/cca. Limited availability.

Film Screenings
On the occasion of Picasso Black and White, gain a unique glimpse into Pablo Picasso’s artistic process through unforgettable documentation of the artist at work.

Fridays, October 5–January 18 (except November 23), 1pm
The Mystery of Picasso (Le Mystère Picasso), 1956
Director Henri-Georges Clouzot, 75 minutes, DVD
Courtesy Milestone Films

Fridays, October 5, 19; November 2, 16, 30; December 14, 28; and January 11 and 18 at 2:15pm
Visit to Picasso (Bezoek aan Picasso, Visite à Picasso), 1949
Director Paul Haesaerts, 20 minutes, DVD
Courtesy Eyeworks Vintage

Film screenings are free with museum admission unless otherwise indicated and are shown in the New Media Theater in the Sackler Center for Arts Education. Visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings for complete schedule.

Film screenings are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Join Guggenheim curators and conservators for tours of fall exhibitions on select Fridays this fall. Tours begin at 2pm in the museum rotunda.

Picasso Black and White
November 2—Karole Vail, Associate Curator
November 9—Julie Barten, Senior Conservator, Collections and Exhibitions
November 16—Karole Vail, Associate Curator
December 7—Gillian McMillan, Associate Chief Conservator for the Collection

The Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms
November 16—Esther Chao, Associate Conservator
November 30—Joan Young, Director, Curatorial Affairs

Kandinsky 1911–1913
October 26—Tracey Bashkoff, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions

Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions
December 7—Carmen Hermo, Curatorial Assistant, Collections
December 14—Lauren Hinkson, Assistant Curator, Collections

Free with museum admission and no advance registration required.

For a full schedule of upcoming programs visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms.

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