on Franz Erhard Walther
Sunday, February 12, 2012, 2 pm
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY 12508
Free with museum admission. Reservations highly recommended.
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Christian Rattemeyer is the Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. At MoMA, Rattemeyer curated the exhibitions Lines, Grids, Stains, Words (2007; traveled to Museu Serralves, Porto, and Museum Wiesbaden, 2008) and Compass in Hand. Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection (2009; traveled to IVAM, Valencia, 2010, and Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 2011). Rattemeyer is currently working on the exhibitions I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing (on view until September 19, 2011), Projects 95: Runa Islam (May-September 2011) and Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan (2012, with Reina Sofia and Tate Modern). From 2003 to 2007 Rattemeyer was the curator at Artists Space in New York. He has contributed regularly to art magazines such as Parkett, Texte zur Kunst, and Artforum and has published widely on contemporary art. His most recent book is Exhibiting the New Art. Op Losse Schroeven and When Attitudes Become Form 1969 (London: Afterall Publishers 2010). Rattemeyer has taught at several art schools and universities, including the MFA Program and the Center for Curatorial Studies, both at Bard College.