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Curators, scholars, and artists discuss modern and contemporary art. To view images of these artworks, please visit the Online Collection at moma.org/collection. MoMA Audio is available free of charge courtesy of Bloomberg.


New Perspectives on Abstract Expressionism: A Young Scholars’ Panel

April 29th, 2011

Episode 168 of 192 episodes

February 25, 2011 01:00 PM In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York, MoMA presents New Perspectives on Abstract Expressionism: A Young Scholars’ Panel. The following four international graduate students have been selected to present their papers which uncover new scholarship, interpretations, approaches, and analysis of Abstract Expressionism: Leanne Carroll, University of Toronto “From Motherwell’s Tragedy, Newman’s Alienation, and Reinhardt’s Isolation to the Minimalist’s Renown: On the Reception of Artist-Writers” Eileen Costello, The University of Texas at Austin “Beyond the Easel: The Dissolution of Abstract Expressionist Painting into the Realm of Architecture” Michelle DuBois, Boston University “New Demarcations for Old: Refining and Redefining Abstract Expressionism Vis-à-vis a Consideration of the Willard Gallery Artists” Valerie Hellstein, Stony Brook University “Abstract Expressionism’s Countercultures: The Club, the Cold War, and the New Sensibility” The panel’s selection committee members, David Anfam, Michael Leja, Katy Siegel, and Ann Temkin, will serve as respondents and moderate a discussion among the four selected scholars.

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