Gallery Talks

The Flâneur Past and Present


Friday, June 2, 2017
2 – 3 pm
Exhibition Galleries

This gallery talk will focus on the 19th century concept of the “Flâneur” or city wanderer, and will consider the culture and transformation of modern city life through a close look at selected works in the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. Led by Theresa Hioki, Education Associate.

Free with Museum admission; RSVP recommended.

This program is made possible, in part, by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.

Jesper Just, Intercourses, 2013. Still from a five-channel video installation. Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Perrotin, New York and James Cohan Gallery, New York © Jesper Just, image provided by the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York