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Art on Hulfish, the Art Museum’s new
gallery opening Saturday, December 4, at 11 Hulfish Street in
downtown Princeton, will showcase a roster of exhibitions led by
photography that consider questions and themes of significance to
21st-century life. In addition to presenting four exhibitions each
year through late 2024, Art on Hulfish will host a rich schedule of
related programming—including University discussion group meetings,
hands-on learning opportunities and drop-in activities. Art on
Hulfish will be free and open seven days a week.
Day With(out) Art Olivia Laing
and Mitra Abbaspour Discuss Wojnarowicz
Wednesday, December 1, 5:30 p.m. (EST)
For Day With(out) Art—when cultural organizations raise awareness of AIDS, remember those who have died, and inspire positive action—we invite you to a conversation between author Olivia Laing and Mitra Abbaspour, the Museum’s Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. The two will discuss the 2020 documentary Wojnarowicz, which examines the life and work of artist, writer, photographer, and AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz—who also features prominently in Laing’s book The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, named a best book of the year by NPR. Please rent the film hereon your own, then join us on Zoom for the conversation. Free registration here.
Elson International Artist-in-Residence Artist Talk:
Suki Seokyeong Kang
Thursday, December 2, 5:30 p.m. (EST)
Live via Zoom
Join South Korean multimedia and performance artist Suki Seokyeong Kang—the Museum’s 2021 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence—for a discussion of her practice, which is inspired by Korean court dance and music. Moderated by Curatorial Associate Beth Gollnick. Stream it live; details and free registrationhere.
Save the Date Author
Thursday, December 9, 5:30 p.m. (EST)
Museum’s latest book, Picture
Ecology: Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective,
presents a diverse array of art historical criticism formulated
within an ecological context. On Thursday, December 9, join us live
online when the book’s editor, Karl Kusserow, the Art Museum’s John
Wilmerding Curator of American Art, will be joined in
conversation by the photographer and writer Subhankar Banerjee, Director of the
Center for Environmental Arts and Humanities, University of New
Mexico. Cosponsored by Labyrinth Books. Details and free registration
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