Oct 01 2014

Conversation | Artist Amie Siegel and Nicholas Cullinan, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, on Provenance

Weds | 7pm

Artist Amie Siegel and curator Nicholas Cullinan will discuss Siegel’s work, Provenance, currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, within the context of her overall practice.

Ranging from photographs, video, film installations, and feature films for the cinema, American artist Amie Siegel’s work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions including Amie Siegel: Provenance, currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, as well as recent solo and group exhibitions including Utopia for Sale?, MAXXI, Rome; City of Disappearances, CCA Wattis, San Francisco and the Zabludowicz Collection, London; Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; 5th Auckland Triennial, New Zealand; Amie Siegel: Black Moon, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart; The Talent Show, MoMA/PS1, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Russian Linesman, Hayward Gallery, London; 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Forum Expanded, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Her films have been shown widely including at the Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Museum of Modern Art, New York and The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. She has been a fellow of the DAAD Berliner-Künstlerprogramm, Guggenheim Foundation, and is a recipient of the ICA Boston’s 2010 Foster Prize, a 2012 Sundance Institute Film Fund award and the inaugural Forum Expanded Award at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival.

Nicholas Cullinan is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.  He was previously Curator of International Modern Art at Tate Modern, London, where he worked on exhibitions such as: Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia (2008); Cy Twombly: Cycles and Seasons (2008); Tacita Dean: FILM (2011); Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye (2012) and Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs (2014). At the Metropolitan Museum, recent projects include: Carlo Scarpa: The Venini Company, 1932-47 (2013) and Amie Siegel: Provenance (2014). He has lectured and published widely on modern and contemporary art for journals including Artforum, Frieze, Kaleidoscope, Mousse, October, Parkett, and Tate Etc.

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Amie Siegel, Provenance (still), 2013. HD video, color, sound; 40 min., 30 sec. Courtesy the artist and Simon Preston Gallery, New York.

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