Saturday, February 3, 2018, 2:30 pm
535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor
New York City
Free; reservations encouraged.
Dia Art Foundation presents a conversation between prominent scholars Yve-Alain Bois and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh. Adjunct curator of François Morellet, Béatrice Gross, moderates the conversation.
Yve-Alain Bois is Professor of Art History in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey. Bois is the author of Painting as Model (MIT Press, 1991), an editor of the journal October, and coeditor of Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism (Thames & Hudson, 2004) with Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Hal Foster, and Rosalind Krauss. In 2016 October published an anthology of François Morellet’s writings along with Bois’s “François Morellet/Sol LeWitt: A Case Study Revisited.” He is currently working on the catalogue raisonné of Ellsworth Kelly’s paintings and sculpture.
Benjamin H. D. Buchloh is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern Art at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Buchloh is the author of Neo-Avantgarde and Culture Industry: Essays on European and American Art from 1955 to 1975 (MIT Press, 2001) and Formalism and Historicity: Models and Methods in Twentieth-Century Art (MIT Press, 2015), as well an editor of the journal October and a contributor at the magazine Artforum. Along with Yve-Alain Bois, Hal Foster, and Rosalind Krauss, he is the coeditor of Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism (Thames & Hudson, 2004). In 2007 Buchloh received the Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion Award for Contemporary Art History and Criticism. He has previously written essays for Dia on artists James Coleman and Thomas Hirschhorn.