Special Events

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Just My Type: Angela Dufresne:

 

 
Angela Dufresne, Carolee Schneemann Reading Club, 2017

The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club

Inspired by Angela Dufresne's painting of the same name, The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club features performative readings and animated discussions in relation to the work presented in Just My Type: Angela Dufresne—with the artists Carolee Schneemann, Nicola Tyson, Kerry Downey, and Angela Dufresne. Conceptualized and organized by Melissa Ragona.

 

Sunday, February 17, 2 pm

The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club
Carolee Schneemann and Angela Dufresne in conversation: A Radical Reading of Evolution, Beauty, and Form.

 

Saturday, February 23, 2 pm

The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club
Nicola Tyson and Angela Dufresne in conversation: You Were Always So Well Turned-Out: The Art of Likeness across the Work of Angela Dufresne, Max Beckman and Thomas Gainsborough

 

Sunday, February 24, 4 pm

The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club
Kerry Downey: Look at Me, Don't Look at Me: Reflections on the Relationality of Portraiture. What does it mean to look at a person?  Downey will share recent writings on Dufresne’s portraits and invite the community to reflect on the social implications of portraiture such as empathy, identification, and projection.

 

* The Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz will host a book display in conjunction with The Carolee Schneemann Reading Club throughout February. Visit the STL to check out the books which are either going to be discussed in the readings, or are about or authored by the participating artists. *

 

All events take place at The Dorsky Museum, unless otherwise noted.

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Museum Hours: Wednesday–Sunday, 11 am — 5 pm
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Holidays, and College Breaks.
Closed for Spring Break: Saturday, March 16 through Sunday, March 24.

For more information about The Dorsky Museum and its programs, visit

http://www.newpaltz.edu/dorskymuseum, or call (845) 257-3844.

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