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Paul Brach Lecture Series: Connie Butler

May 2, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


ART: “Since 2006 Connie Butler has been Chief Curator of Drawings at MOMA, New York where she has organized major exhibitions including, "On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century" (2011); "Greater New York" (2010) at MOMA PS1; 'Paul Sietsema: Figure 3" (2008); and "Marlene Dumas: Measuring Your Own Grave" (2008). She is currently researching the first North American retrospective exhibition of Brazilian artist Lygia Clark which she will co-organize for MOMA in 2014. Prior to her work at MOMA, Butler was Curator at The Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles where she organized the critically acclaimed international exhibitions, "WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution," (2006) and "Afterimage: Drawing Through Process," (1998) as well as numerous one person exhibitions with artists including Amy Adler, Jessica Bronson, Lewis Baltz, Rodney Graham, Kay Rosen, Robert Smithson (co-curator) and Eric Wesley. Butler has published widely on the subject of contemporary art including, most recently, "From Conceptualism to Feminism: Lucy Lippard's Numbers Shows 1969-1974," (Afterall, 2012) and "Defining Contemporary Art in 200 Pivotal Artworks," (Phaidon, 2012) and was the editor of "Modern Women: Women Artists and the Museum of Modern Art," (MOMA, 2010).”


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