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Location: Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, 5th Avenue at 78th Street
On the occasion of the Whitney’s exhibition Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, this symposium brings together artists, curators, and scholars to consider Koons’s significance in contemporary art and culture as well as his dialogue with certain narratives of Western art history.
10 am: Registration
10:30 am–12 pm
Fabrication: Between Technology and Craft
Glenn Adamson, Director, Museum of Arts and Design
Josiah McElheny, artist
Moderated by Michelle Kuo, Editor, Artforum
Standards of Taste
Johanna Burton, Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement, New Museum
Donna De Salvo, Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Programs, Whitney Museum
Michael Lobel, Professor of Art History, SUNY Purchase
Moderated by Meredith Martin, Associate Professor of Art History, NYU/IFA
Jeff Koons in the 1980s: Pop Culture Turns Up Late
Thomas Crow, Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art, NYU/IFA
Please note: This event takes place at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, 5th Avenue at 78th Street.
Online registration is currently at capacity. Seating in the Lecture Hall is on a first-come, first-served basis with registration. The event will be simulcast in an adjacent room to accommodate overflow. Limited seating may be available on the day of the program.