DiaTalks

Alexandra Truitt and James Meyer on Anne Truitt

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2 pm, Dia:Beacon

DiaTalks is a new series that brings together leading scholars, curators, and writers to consider the work of a single artist currently on view at Dia, in the form of lectures, discussions, and symposia.

Event Details
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2 pm 

Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, NY 12508 

Free with museum admission. No reservations required. 

Alexandra Truitt is the daughter of noted American journalist James Truitt and artist Anne Truitt. In 1985 she began working as director of Sander Gallery, a position that she held until 1988 when owner Gerd Sander returned to Germany to found the August Sander Archive. Since then Truitt has worked as an independent photo editor and picture researcher with major clients across the publishing industry. She manages the Estate of Anne Truitt, and currently divides her time between New York City and South Salem, New York. 

James Meyer is a curator in the department of modern art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, where he is working on an Anne Truitt exhibition that will open on November 19, 2017. He also is a curatorial and academic advisor at Dia Art Foundation, New York.