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Collecting the "Collectible": Earth and Site Specific Sculpture

Type: Conferences & Symposia [View all]
Posted by: The Frick Collection
Deadline: Thu, May 23rd, 2019

Collecting the "Uncollectible": Earth and Site-Specific Sculpture


Thursday, May 23, 2019, 2 – 7 p.m.

Presented by the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library  

This half-day symposium focuses on collecting site-specific, large-scale, and light-based works by artists including, among others, Walter de Maria, Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Michelle Stuart, and James Turrell. A panel of scholars, curators, collectors, an artist, and a conservator explores related challenges of installation, maintenance, preservation, and ultimate stewardship. Virginia Dwan, Suzaan Boettger, Jarl Mohn, Jessica Morgan, Leonard Riggio, and Michelle Stuart are among the participants. Sponsorship from the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation and Northern Trust has made this event possible.

Tickets required. $30 (Students, The Frick Collection Members, and Dia Foundation Members $20)

10 Free Tickets Available for CAA Members, email and mention your CAA membership to register.


Posted on Tue, May 14th, 2019
Expires on Thu, May 23rd, 2019

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