Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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 Ken Okiishi discusses his recent projects with Jens Hoffmann, Director of Special Exhibitions and Public Programs.
Ken Okiishi is an artist based in New York. His current exhibition at Reena Spaulings Fine Art is on view until March 5th. Recent solo exhibitions at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Arbeiterkammer Wien; Pilar Corrias, London; Fundació Gaspar, Barcelona; Mathew, Berlin; Take Ninagawa, Tokyo; Mehringdamm 72, Berlin; Alex Zachary, New York. Recent group exhibitions at institutions including The Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Fridericianum, Kassel; Serralves Museum, Porto; Arnolfini, Bristol; White Columns, NY; Frieze Projects, London; Artists Space, New York. His writing has appeared in Artforum, May, Bidoun, Triple Canopy, The Brooklyn Rail and a book on his work was recently published by Sternberg Press (The Very Quick of the Word, 2014). Public collections include The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and The Museum Ludwig, Cologne.
Coffee and conversation are free