Art NY. International Color Symposium. Hunter MFA Building

Art NY. International Color Symposium. Hunter MFA Building
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Art NY. International Color Symposium. Hunter MFA Building. Sanford Wurmfeld concurrent exhibition at Minus Space will take place from March 29 – May 4, 2013

Sanford Wurmfeld (b. 1942 in Bronx, NY) has exhibited his work worldwide in solo and group exhibitions since the late 1960s. His immersive 360-degree painting Cyclorama has been recently exhibited at the Neuberger Museum of Art; Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany; and Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary. He has participated in many museum exhibitions, including at the American Academy of Art and Letters, Carnegie Museum of Art, Dayton Art Museum, Kunsthaus Zurich, Long Beach Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Seattle Museum of Art, and Tate Gallery. Wurmfeld has received awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, City University of New York, and Dartmouth College. He has also lectured and published widely on the subject of color.

Art NY. International Color Symposium. Hunter MFA Building

Installation view of Sanford Wurmfeld: Color Visions 1966-2013
Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NY, 2013

Art NY. On the occasion of NYC painter Sanford Wurmfeld’s retrospective exhibition Color Visions 1966-2013 on view now at Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NY, we are pleased to announce the International Color Symposium taking place this Saturday, March 16, from 9:30am – 4pm.

Sanford Wurmfeld’s concurrent exhibition at MINUS SPACE will take place from March 29 – May 4, 2013. The exhibition will present his new light and dark value paintings.

International Color Symposium Saturday, March 16, 9:30am – 4pm

Hunter MFA Building

450 West 41st Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10036


9:30 Coffee and pastries

10:00 Greeting by Willam C. Agee

10:10 Lecture by Michael Fehr, Curator, specialist in color, constructivist and monochromatic painting, former Director of the Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum in Hagen, Germany, and currently Professor of Art at the Universitat der Kunst, Berlin

11:10 Lecture by Kevin Avery, author and curator on 19th Century American Art, Adjunct Professor of Art at Hunter College, an American specialist on the Panorama, and former Curator of 19th Century American Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

12:10 Lecture by Duncan Mcmillan, Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Edinburgh, Former Founding Director of the Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh, and Art Critic for The Scotsman

1:10 Lunch

2:30-4 Panel discussion with Sanford Wurmfeld, Rotem Linial, Bridget McCarthy, Theresa Andrea Morrison, Joan Reutershan and Nicole Strom-Jensen, moderated by Willam C. Agee

4-6pm Times Square Gallery remains open to visitors

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 3, 7pm

Sanford Wurmfeld in Conversation with Daniel Bozhkov

Friday, April 12, 7pm

Sanford Wurmfeld and Experimental Film, led by Constance DeJong and Rotem Linial, with guest speakers TBA

About Minus Space

Now celebrating its 10th year, MINUS SPACE specializes in reductive abstract art on the international level. The gallery presents museum-quality solo and group exhibitions by pioneering emerging, established, and deceased artists at its Brooklyn gallery, as well as at other collaborating venues on the national and international levels.

111 Front Street, Suite 226, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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