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Aria Dean: In Conversation

Wed, Aug 17, 2022
7 pm

Floor 8

Contemporaries, Contemporaries Patron, Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor members

Artist Aria Dean will discuss her work and process in conversation with Whitney Assistant Curator Laura Phipps and Curatorial Project Assistant Gabriel Almeida. Dean’s sculpture Little Island/Gut Punch is included in Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept.

Aria Dean (b. 1993) lives and works in New York. Her work is included in Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet As It’s Kept, on view through September 5, 2022. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions and performances include REDCAT, Los Angeles (2021); Greene Naftali, New York (2021); Artists Space, New York (2020); Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (2019); and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2018). Her writing has appeared in publications including Artforum, Art in America, e-flux, The New Inquiry, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Spike Quarterly, Kaleidoscope Magazine, Texte zur Kunst, CURA Magazine, and November. Dean’s work is in the collection of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Contemporaries, Contemporaries Patron, Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor members are invited to this event: The invitation is for two individuals per membership household. Registration instructions will be provided by email. To join or upgrade, call (212) 570-3641.

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