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The Jewish Museum announce September – December Public programs

The Jewish Museum is presenting a variety of daytime and evening programs, beginning with the symposium “Who is Jack Goldstein?” on September 22 and including gallery talks, lectures, and a Performa 13 event.

Stefan Sagmeister discusses the exhibition Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh. © The Jewish Museum, 2013.
Stefan Sagmeister discusses the exhibition Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh. © The Jewish Museum, 2013.

Symposium: “Who is Jack Goldstein?”
Sunday, September 22, 12:30pm
This half-day symposium brings together a number of artists who emerged alongside Jack Goldstein in the 1970s. Artist and filmmaker Morgan Fisher presents the keynote lecture, and panelists include artists Robert Longo, Matt Mullican, Troy Brauntuch, Kathryn Andrews, and Paul Pfeiffer. Art historians Julia Robinson (NYU) and Claire Bishop (CUNY Graduate Center) moderate the discussions.

Alexander Gorlin: Kabbalah in Art and Architecture
Thursday, October 3, 6:30pm
Architect, design critic, and scholar Alexander Gorlin explores the influence of the Kabbalah on modern design in his new book Kabbalah in Art and Architecture.
Free with pay-what-you-wish admission—RSVP

Bella Meyer on Chagall: Love, War, and Exile
The Gertrude and David Fogelson Lecture
Tuesday, October 8, 11:30am
Bella Meyer, granddaughter of artist Marc Chagall, shares her memories on the occasion of the revelatory exhibition Chagall: Love, War, and Exile.

Writers and Artists Respond: Elaine Reichek
Thursday, October 10, 6:30pm
Artist Elaine Reichek discusses her exhibition A Postcolonial Kinderhood Revisited, which uses domestic objects to evoke and examine memories of her childhood home in Brooklyn.
Free with pay-what-you-wish admission—RSVP

Writers and Artists Respond: threeASFOUR
Thursday, October 24, 6:30pm
Gabriel Asfour, Adi Gil, and Angela Donhauser—designers of the avant-garde fashion collective threeASFOUR—and exhibition collaborator Christian Wassmann discuss their latest project MER KA BA.
Free with pay-what-you-wish admission—RSVP

Author Talk: Helène Aylon
Monday, October 28, 11:30am
Artist and activist Helène Aylon discusses her recent memoir Whatever is Contained Must Be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist.

Performance: Fest
Sunday, November 10, 6pm
An interactive performance that combines avant-garde fashion and ancient bread-breaking rituals to unite people across cultures, Fest is presented as part of Performa 13 and conceived in relation to the exhibition threeASFOUR: MER KA BA.
Free with RSVP

Kenneth Silver on Chagall: Love, War, and Exile
The Salo W. Baron Program
Tuesday, November 12, 11:30am
Kenneth Silver is Professor of Art History at New York University, where he lectures on French and American 20th-century art.
The Salo W. Baron Program has been endowed by the Trustees of the Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Foundation.

Dialogue and Discourse: Painting Beyond Belief 1
Sunday, November 24, 6:30pm
Artists Amy Sillman and Peter Doig in conversation with Jordan Kantor. Developed alongside the exhibition Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, this is the first of a three-part series discussing issues in contemporary painting.
Free with RSVP

Dialogue and Discourse: Art Spiegelman and Tony Kushner
Thursday, December 5, 7pm
Two Pulitzer Prize-winners—comics artist and author Art Spiegelman and playwright Tony Kushner—discuss issues of authorship and identity through the lens of the exhibition Art Spiegelman’s Co-Mix: A Retrospective.

Public Programs at The Jewish Museum are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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