Material Art: Conserving Jay DeFeo
Tues, May 28, 2013
Patron, Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor-level members
Jay DeFeo (1929–1989) described her artistic process as “an exploration, an experimentation and a sheer love of material.” Her works combine a sophisticated mastery of media with sensuous delight in their physical properties and expressive potential. Join Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, the Whitney’s Associate Director for Conservation and Research, for an illuminating discussion on DeFeo’s methods of manipulating materials from oil and acrylic to gesso and particulate matter.
Open to Whitney Patron, Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor members. RSVP required. To upgrade your membership, please call (212) 570-3641.
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