Chinati Weekend: Free Lectures

Chinati will host a full afternoon of free lectures during Chinati Weekend, focusing on its special exhibitions and upcoming projects. This year, Brenda Danilowitz, chief curator of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and Francesca Consagra, senior curator of Prints and Drawings, Blanton Museum of Art will each present talks as part of the event. In addition, the museum is pleased to present artists Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard in conversation with Rob Weiner, associate director, Chinati Foundation and Lynne Cooke, chief curator at the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid.

All talks are free and take place Saturday, October 12. Reservations are not necessary to attend.

Note: Click here to stream video of the lectures live, beginning at 1:00 pm CST on Saturday, October 12. 

1:00 PM Donald Judd: Printmaker

Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation

Read: Excerpts from Danilowitz’s essay “Josef Albers: Open Eyes” as well as several of Donald Judd’s early reviews of Josef Albers shows.

2:30 PM On Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)

Francesca Consagra, Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings and European Paintings, Blanton Museum of Art

Read: More about Luminous, the Blanton’s print and drawing exhibition.

4:00 PM Preview/Review
Artists Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard discuss new work for Chinati, with Lynne Cooke and Rob Weiner

Read: A 2011 Frieze review of a Zoe Leonard exhibition and a transcript of a 2007 Chinati-hosted conversation between Lawrence Weschler and Robert Irwin.