Wednesday, May 4, 2016
8 – 9:30 am
Think Coffee, Union Square, 123 4th Ave, NYC
A breakfast salon for the 21st century that takes place in the early hours of the day at Think Coffee, Union Square, hosted by the Jewish Museum.
Artist Andrea Bowers discusses her recent projects with Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs at the Jewish Museum.
Andrea Bowers (born 1965, Wilmington, Ohio, lives and works in Los Angeles) is an American artist working across a wide variety of mediums including drawing, video, photography and sculpture. Bowers’ work references political and social activism, drawing inspiration from the language, imagery and materiality of various activist movements both historical and contemporary. Her work has been exhibited nationally at the Whitney Museum of American Art, REDCAT, Los Angeles, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and internationally at the The Tate Modern, London, and Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool as well as the Gwangju Biennale, among others. Bowers' work is currently featured in Agitprop! at the Brooklyn Museum.
Coffee and conversation are free!
Andrea Bowers. Intl. Women's Day (Illustration by Heriberto C. Echeverria Del Pozo, Cuban Communist Party Publishers, 1972), 2015. Archival marker on found cardboard. 120 x 100 in (304.8 x 254 cm). Image courtesy of the Artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York