02.11.2007

Beatriz Colomina at Sculpture Center

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Date/Time: 11/02/2007 12:00 am


SculptureCenter
44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City
718 361 1750
www.sculpture-center.org
Sunday, February 11, 5pm
Beatriz Colomina Presents
Beatriz Colomina is an internationally acclaimed theorist, historian of
architecture, and Director of the Program in Media and Modernity at Princeton
University. Colomina presents her research “X-Ray Architecture: Illness as
Metaphor,” and shares news of her recent publications.
On View:
Monica Bonvicini
Never Missing a Line
SculptureCenter is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in a U.S. museum by
the renowned Berlin-based artist Monica Bonvicini. Offering blinding and
enlightening commentaries on the edifices of art and architecture, her text
sculptures use combinations of construction materials.
In Practice Projects
New works by Alex Arcadia, Fia Backström, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Amy O’Neill, Lucy
Raven, Garrett Ricciardi & Ross Cisneros, Karin Schneider, and Karen Yasinsky.
Directions
7 to 45th Road / Courthouse Square, E or V to 23rd / Ely, or G to Courthouse Square
(note: the V train does not run on weekends). From all trains, walk north on Jackson
Avenue one block past 44th Drive and turn right onto Purves Street.
SculptureCenter is five minutes from Midtown by subway.
Upcoming Public Program
Sunday, March 11, 3pm – Dan Graham and Bregtje van der Haak Present
Artist and theorist Dan Graham shares his insightful perspectives on architecture.
Documentary filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak also presents a number of her films on
the subject. Hot soup and refreshments will be served.
Upcoming Member Events
Monday, February 26, 6:30pm – MoMA Conservation Laboratory Tour
Go behind the scenes at the Museum of Modern Art through this rarely-given tour and
talk with Associate Sculpture Conservator Roger Griffith in the conservation
laboratory.
Saturday, March 24, 1:30pm – Williamsburg Studio Visits
Take a walk in Williamsburg and stop by the studios of Christian Tomaszewski and
Blake Rayne. We’ll meet at Tomaszewski’s live / work space for coffee and
conversation and continue to Rayne’s nearby studio.
Not a member? Contact Heidi Ihrig at hihrig@sculpture-center.org or 718.361.1750
x115 to join.
Become a member this month and receive passes for free admission to the Armory Show
and Scope!
Save the Date!
Lucky Draw, April 12, 2007
SculptureCenter’s exciting spring benefit, where every ticket holder goes home with
a work of art!
Please visit www.sculpture-center.org for complete information on exhibitions and
events.
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