October 12, 2018
Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater
This symposium brings together artists, curators, and scholars to discuss Mary Corse’s work and her innovative engagements with the medium of painting. Topics to be considered include: materials and luminosity, contingency and vision, and new perspectives on artistic practices of the 1960s and 70s.
The program is co-organized by the Whitney and Dia Art Foundation and planned in conjunction with the concurrent presentations of Corse's work.
Session 1: Paint and Painting
Peter Halley, Suzanne Hudson, Jeffrey Weiss
Moderated by Kim Conaty
Session 2: Considering the 1960s
Robin Clark, Elizabeth Gollnick, Jane Livingston
Moderated by Carol Eliel
Session 3: Light and Seeing
Francesca Esmay, James Welling, Hank Willis Thomas
Moderated by Alexis Lowry