Crash Courses on Contemporary Art

SAT, Oct 17, 2015
10 am–12 pm

This series of intensive, single-session courses, led by noted experts, will offer participants an overview of a particular topic or theme of particular relevance to the practices of artists working today.

Crash Course on Contemporary Art: Painting
Saturday, October 17  
10 am–12 pm 
Instructor: Suzanne Hudson is Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts at the University of Southern California. Her previous books include Robert Ryman: Used Paint and Contemporary Art: 1989–Present, and she is a regular contributor to Artforum.

Crash Course on Contemporary Art: Photography
Saturday, October 24
10 am–12 pm
Instructor: Paula Burleigh is a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney and a PhD candidate in Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she is writing her dissertation about the use of archaic forms in a range of utopian projects in Western Europe in the 1960s. Paula has taught undergraduate courses in Art History and the History of Photography at CUNY Baruch College, adult education courses at MoMA, and she currently teaches at Bard High School Early College.  

Crash Course on Contemporary Art: Moving Image
Saturday, October 31
10 am–12 pm
Instructor: Soyoung Yoon is Assistant Professor Art History & Visual Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School. She is also a Faculty at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program (ISP).

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