Art historian and curator RoseLee Goldberg, former Whitney curator-at-large Joan Simon, and architect and theorist Lebbeus Woods contribute to a roundtable discussion of Gordon Matta-Clark’s physical and social practice. Matta-Clark called this practice “the confrontational nature of the work. . . every bit as brutal physically as it is socially—as strenuous an action as any dance or team sport.” Moderated by exhibition curator Elisabeth Sussman.
As an essential member of Gordon Matta-Clark’s community and a key figure in the New York art world, Richard Nonas discusses artistic life in 1970s SoHo as well as Matta-Clark’s legacy today. His sculptural practice proves a unique lens through which to view the innovative gestures of artists in his circle.