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Susan Rothenberg Book Signing at The Modern

Cabin Fever by Susan Rothenberg, 1976

Cabin Fever by Susan Rothenberg, 1976

TUESDAY EVENINGS AT THE MODERN
Presents Susan Rothenberg
October 13, 2009

Book signing begins at 5:30 pm

These lectures in the Modern’s auditorium begin at 7 p.m. The Tuesday Evenings series brings artists, scholars, and critics to discuss their work each week at the Modern. The fall series continues through October 27. Admission is free and open to the public. Free admission tickets can be picked up at the Modern’s admission desk beginning at 5 p.m. on the day of the lecture. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and is limited to the first 250 ticketholders. A live broadcast of the lecture will be shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. The Museum galleries and Café Modern will remain open until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays during the series, (regular gallery admission charge applies).

Revisit the insightful lectures from the Tuesday Evening lecture series or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum’s collection. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators’ perspectives and discussions. Visit www.themodern.org or subscribe to our Podcasts on iTunes or using the RSS feed in your preferred program.

October 13, 7 p.m.

Susan Rothenberg is in conversation with Michael Auping. Prior to the opening of the exhibition Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place, the artist and curator of the exhibition discuss the development of Rothenberg’s imagery, from the ground-breaking early horse paintings of the mid-1970s to her fragmented and spinning self-portraits. The artist will also discuss the influence of her move from New York to New Mexico in 1990 and the effect of that landscape/environment on her palette as well as the suggestion of narrative in her subsequent work.

Book signing at 5:30 p.m.

The Modern, in association with the publisher Prestel, has produced a major book in conjunction with the exhibition, Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place. Full-color illustrations and foldouts of some of Rothenberg’s best-known early works as well as exciting new paintings afford readers the chance to observe the evolution of the artist’s themes. The catalogue includes an introduction by Barbara Buhler Lynes, the Emily Fisher Landau Director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center and curator of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; an essay by Michael Auping addressing Rothenberg’s painting process and the eclectic influences that have helped shape her figurative and spatial distortions; and rare, unpublished commentaries by the artist on works in the exhibition.

The book is available in The Modern Shop ($45; $36 for members).

Tuesday Evening Cocktails and Light Bites

Guests can enjoy refreshments from 5 to 7 p.m. in Café Modern before the Tuesday Evenings lecture series. Choose from Café Modern’s unique Modern cocktail menu or distinctive wine list. Coffee, tea, and light snacks are also available.

Upcoming Schedule

  • October 6 – Wellington Reiter
  • October 13 – Susan Rothenberg, book signing at 5:30 pm
  • October 20 – William Lamson
  • October 27 – Tony Scherman

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