OHNY Talk: Innovation, Transformation, and Chance Encounters: Art on the High Line

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Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 4:30am

OHNY Talk: Innovation, Transformation, and Chance Encounters: Art on the High Line

Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator & Director of Arts Programs Lauren Ross discusses artwork on the High Line – past, present, and future in this free public lecture, part of Open House New York weekend. Curator

OHNY talks on the High Line are first come first served, RSVP's are not being collected for these events. OHNY talks will take place on the West side of the 14th Street passage on the High Line, just south of the 14th Street stair. Guests will be admitted until program is full.

Lauren Ross is the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator and Director of Arts Programs at Friends of the High Line. She has over fifteen years of experience in New York City as a curator, writer and nonprofit director. Before joining Friends of the High Line in May 2009, her most recent position was Interim Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, where she curated two exhibitions: Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video and Patricia Cronin: Harriet Hosmer, Lost and Found. These exhibitions garnered excellent reviews from The New York Times and Time Out New York, among other publications. From 2001 to 2004, she served as Director/Chief Curator of White Columns, one of New York’s oldest and most highly respected alternative arts spaces. There she curated over one dozen group exhibitions and approximately 30 solo project room shows. Ms. Ross has contributed to exhibition catalogs published by White Columns, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as to such periodicals as Art in America, Art on Paper, and The Brooklyn Rail. She has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Whitney Museum and holds a M.A. in Art History from Hunter College.

This lecture is part of our participation in the annual Open House New York weekend.