TEFAF New York Spring | 2018 Cultural Program

TEFAF New York has prepared an exceptional Cultural Program to celebrate the Spring 2018 Fair. These events include:

TEFAF COFFEE TALKS | FRI 4TH - 11AM-12PM  

ART, NATIONALITY AND GLOBAL MODERNISM: CHALLENGING A FAMILIAR NARRATIVE  

PANEL Layla Diba, Independent Curator, Pre-Modern and Modern Middle Eastern Art / Kevin Dumouchelle, Curator, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution / Boon Hui Tan, Vice President, Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Director, Asia Society Museum / Leon Tovar, Leon Tovar Gallery MODERATOR Marc Pachter, Director Emeritus, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution  

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TEFAF AFTERNOONS | FRI, MAY 4TH - 4-5PM  

MUSEUMS AND THE COMMUNITY: WHEN, WHETHER, AND HOW MUCH TO CHARGE?  

PANEL Kaywin Feldman, Director, Minneapolis Institute of Art / Tom Loughman, Director, Wadsworth Atheneum / Salvador Salort-Pons, Director, Detroit Institute of Art / Daniel Weiss, President and CEO, Metropolitan Museum of Art MODERATOR Thomas Marks, Editor, Apollo Magazine  

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TEFAF COFFEE TALKS | SAT, MAY 5TH - 11AM-12PM  

RESTRAINING/ADVANCING WOMEN IN POST WAR AMERICA - IN ART, FASHION, AND MEDIA, 1947-1970  

PANEL Michelle Finamore, Curator, Fashion Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts / Michelle Fisher, Assistant Curator, European Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art / Shannon Bell Price, Director, External Partnerships and Cultural Affairs, Parsons School of Design / Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer MODERATOR Steven Faerm, Associate Professor Fashion and Design, Parsons School of Design  

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TEFAF COFFEE TALKS | SUN, MAY 6TH - 11AM-12PM  

A CONVERSATION: ARTURO GALANSINO, DIRECTOR, FONDAZIONE PALAZZO STROZZI, FLORENCE, WITH THOMAS MARKS  

PANEL Arturo Galansino, Director, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi / Thomas Marks, Editor, Apollo Magazine  

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TEFAF AFTERNOONS | SUN, MAY 6TH - 4-5PM  

LANDSCAPE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: GROUNDING THE PRESENT IN THE PAST  

PANEL Susan Chin, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space, NYC / Michelle Delk, Partner, Snøhetta / Alan Gordon, Partner, Snøhetta / Amelia Peck, Curator, American Decorative Arts and Manager, Luce Center for the Study of American Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MODERATOR Carrie Rebora Barratt, President-Designate, New York Botanical Garden  

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TEFAF COFFEE TALKS | MON, MAY 7TH - 11AM-12PM  

CREATIVE INTERSECTIONS: SOCIALLY ENGAGED ART AND INSTITUTIONS  

Social engagement is an exciting evolution in contemporary art practice that puts artists in direct collaboration with community members to share the creative process, often with a goal of enacting a social change or creating a more just outcome. This panel discusses the challenges and opportunities that socially engaged art projects present to institutional partners with three artists working in NYC.  

PANEL Miguel Luciano, Artist / Kim Kanatani, Deputy Director of Eduction, Guggenheim Museum / Nat Trotman, Curator, Performance and Media, Guggenheim Museum MODERATOR Deborah Fisher, Executive Director, A Blade of Grass  

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TEFAF AFTERNOONS | MON 7TH - 4-5PM  

PASSION-DRIVEN COLLECTING: STORIES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF THE GLOBAL ART MARKET  

PANEL Marty Eisenberg, collector / Elizabeth Szancer, Art Advisor, ESK Art and Vice-President, Association of Professional Art Advisors / Ann Temkin, Chief Curator, Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art MODERATOR Megan Kelly, Art Advisor and President, Association of Professional Art Advisors  

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TEFAF COFFEE TALKS | TUE, MAY 8TH - 11AM-12PM  

DRAWING THE WORLD: EXPLORING THE UNFAMILIAR  

PANEL Kim Conaty, Curator, Drawings and Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art / Claire Gilman, Chief Curator, The Drawing Center MODERATOR Brett Littman, Director, Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum  

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For additional information, please visit TEFAF New York Spring's Cultural Program online at www.tefaf.com/culture or contact culturalprogram@tefaf.com.