DiaTalks - François Morellet Symposium
Dia:Chelsea, March 3, 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 11 am–3:30 pm
535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor
New York City
In conjunction with the exhibition of works by François Morellet, Dia Art Foundation hosts a group of scholars, curators, artists, and writers for a symposium on Morellet’s multifaceted oeuvre and extensive career. Speakers reflect on his practice from a diverse array of perspectives. Participants include Alexander Alberro, John Armleder, Béatrice Gross, Valerie Hillings, and Daniel Levin Becker. The symposium will conclude with a panel discussion and question-and-answer session with all of the participants.
Alexander Alberro: “Morellet and 1950s Geometric Abstraction in Brazil”
Béatrice Gross: “Geometry in Motion: Morellet’s Style Versatile”
Valerie Hillings: “Six Heads Are Better Than One: François Morellet and the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (1960–68)”
Daniel Levin Becker: “Morellet: Wordplay, Constraint, Chance, and the Ouvroir de littérature potentielle”
This program is made possible by support from Lisa and Tom Blumenthal.
Symposia and other DiaTalks are part of the Sackler Institute at Dia Art Foundation. Public programs at Dia:Chelsea are supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.