Panel: Outliers, Mavericks and Risk-takers: The Emergence and Legacy of Downtown
Come celebrate downtown New York and its role in the city’s art scene
Outliers, Mavericks and Risk-takers: The Emergence and Legacy of Downtown
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Location: The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) 421 Broome Street, Fourth Floor
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Examining downtown’s further evolution—from the opening of commercial art galleries in SoHo in the late 1960s to the emergence of the Lower East Side as a new art hub—this panel will focus on the adventurous risk-takers who helped make downtown the epicenter of the New York art scene. Moderated by Grace Glueck, art critic, with speakers Betty Cuningham, Betty Cuningham Gallery; Michael Findlay, Acquavella Gallery; Eric Firestone, Eric Firestone Gallery, and Patricia Margarita Hernandez, P! Gallery.
Organized by the New York Foundation for the Arts, hosted by CIMA, and co-sponsored by the SoHo Arts Network and NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. Free of charge, reservations required.
Image: Jeff Turner, New York City, November 12, 2014
Slider Image: James Jowers, George Eastman House Photography Collection