11.11.2005

KUB — November Events at Austrian Cultural Forum

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Date/Time: 11/11/2005 12:00 am


The Austrian Cultural Forum presents
KUB in NYC:
Inside the Work
Opening reception: November 11 | 2005 | 6 pm – 8 pm
Exhibition dates: November 12 – 30 | 2005
Gallery hours: Monday – Saturday | 10 am – 6 pm
Artist Talks: November 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22
Exhibition concept: Eckhard Schneider
Exhibition design: Sagmeister Inc., New York
The Kunsthaus Bregenz is pleased to showcase itself at the Austrian Cultural
Forum in New York as a leading international exhibition space for
contemporary art with particular emphasis on its significance in today’s
transatlantic artistic dialogue. At the core of the exhibition designed by
graphic artist Stefan Sagmeister is the overall concept of the
indivisibility of architecture, programming, publications, and education.
The exhibition as well as roundtable discussions with artists, curators,
critics, and architects will highlight the multifaceted picture of the idea
“Inside the Work” – a program and a specific curatorial approach, now four
years in the making, positing and exploring new artistic approaches to
artworks, architecture, and society.
November | 12 – 22 | 2005
KUB Arena at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Artists talk to artists, art critics, and curators about their series of
works at the Kunsthaus Bregenz and the current status of their work in the
context of production and reception.
Free admission. Reservations are necessary at kub@acfny.org or 212 319 5300
x 333.
Saturday | November 12
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Lecture Daniel Buren
Monday | November 14
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Lecture Eckhard Schneider (Director, Kunsthaus Bregenz)
KUB as a Studio
KUB’s specific mission statement
Artist Talk Franz West and Jason Rhoades
Moderator: Ealan Wingate (Director, Gagosian Gallery, NYC)
Tuesday | November 15
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Lecture Rudolf Sagmeister (Curator, Kunsthaus Bregenz)
Curatorial Practice at the KUB
Artist Talk Douglas Gordon and Lynne Cooke (Curator, Dia Art Foundation,
NYC)
Wednesday | November 16
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Artist Talk Thomas Demand and Michael Rush (WPS1 Art Radio, NYC)
Thursday | November 17
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Lecture Santiago Sierra
Friday | November 18
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Artist Talk Jeff Koons and Scott Rothkopf (Senior Editor, Artforum
International, NYC)
Architecture as a Platform |
Peter Zumthor in conversation with artists
The architect who designed Kunsthaus Bregenz talks with artists for whom
KUB’s architecture served as a defining standard and conceptual inspiration
for the production of entire series of work.
Saturday | November 19
6:30 pm | ACF Auditorium
Eckhard Schneider (Director, Kunsthaus Bregenz)
Introductory statement on the significance of KUB’s architecture for the
production of new work groups.
Artist Talk Hiroshi Sugimoto and Peter Zumthor
Monday | November 21
6:30 pm | The Cooper Union (Great Hall)
Artist Talk Olafur Eliasson and Peter Zumthor
Organized by Kunsthaus Bregenz and the Austrian Cultural Forum for KUB in
NYC. Co-sponsored by the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of the
Cooper Union.
In collaboration with the Architectural League of New York.
Venue: The Cooper Union (Great Hall) , 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY
10003.
Please note that there are no reservations for this specific event required,
admittance is on a first-come first-served basis. Free admission.
Tuesday | November 22
5:00 pm | Parsons The New School for Design
Light as a Vision
This forum focuses on the question of the importance of light for artists,
architects, and museum representatives in contemporary museum architecture.
Is the Kunsthaus Bregenz, as a daylight museum, a model for a museum of the
future? Introductory statements followed by a roundtable discussion with
representatives from architecture, art, and museums examine the new
challenges and standards for museums with respect to appropriate lighting
design for the works presented. Representatives from New York institutions
will be present to discuss their current lighting design projects.
Light as a Vision: in collaboration with Parsons The New School for Design
and Zumtobel Staff.
Opening words by Paul Goldberger (Dean, Parsons The New School for Design,
NYC) and introductory statement by Eckhard Schneider (Director, Kunsthaus
Bregenz)
Keynote Speakers and Roundtable: Olafur Eliasson, Michael Govan (Director,
Dia Art Foundation, NYC), Paul Marantz (lighting designer), Hani Rashid
(Asymptote, NYC), Donna De Salvo (Associate Director for Programs and
Curator, Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC), Hiroshi
Sugimoto, Marianne Stockebrand (Director, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa,
Texas), Peter Zumthor
Moderator: Peter M. Wheelwright (Chair, Dept. of Architecture, Interior
Design, and Lighting, Parsons The New School for Design, NYC)
Venue: Parsons The New School for Design ; The Lang Center, 55 West 13th
Street, 2nd floor
(212) 229-8955 x 2910. Please note that there are no reservations for this
specific event required, admittance is on a first-come first-served basis.
Free admission.
Free admission to all events, reservations for ACF lectures required. For
reservations contact kub@acfny.org or call 212 319 5300 x 333.
KUB in NYC | Partners
A project of KUB in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Artists | Daniel Buren, Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Douglas Gordon, Jeff
Koons, Jason Rhoades, Santiago Sierra, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Franz West |
Galleries and Institutions in New York | 303 Gallery, The Architectural
League of New York, Dia Art Foundation, Gagosian Gallery, Marian Goodman
Gallery, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of the Cooper Union,
MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art, Parsons The New School for Design,
Sonnabend Gallery, Whitney Museum of American Art | Curators and Critics |
Lynne Cooke, Paul Goldberger, Michael Govan, Scott Rothkopf, Michael Rush,
Donna De Salvo, Marianne Stockebrand, Peter M. Wheelwright, Ealan Wingate |
Architects | Hani Rashid, Peter Zumthor | Lighting designer | Paul Marantz |
Sponsors and Supporters | State of Vorarlberg, Federal Chancellery Arts
Division, Wirtschaftskammer Vorarlberg, Montfort Advertising, Zumtobel
Staff, Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg, Vorarlberg Tourismus, Vorarlberger
Medienhaus, ORF Vorarlberg, Mäser Digital Media, Bregenz Tourismus, HS Art
Service Austria.
Partners and Sponsors
The Kunsthaus Bregenz would like to thank its partners for their generous
financial support and the cultural commitment that goes along with it.
VENUE |
Austrian Cultural Forum
11 East 52nd Street (betw. Fifth and Madison Aves.)
New York City
212 319 5300

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