Curators in Conversation: Lynne Cooke, Rob Weiner, and Evelyn Hankins
Monday, April 18
6:30 pm, Ring Auditorium
National Gallery of Art Senior Curator Lynne Cooke, Chinati Foundation Associate Director Rob Weiner, and Hirshhorn Curator Evelyn Hankins discuss major site-conditioned projects by Robert Irwin. In April the Hirshhorn will be exhibiting a historical survey of Irwin’s work from the 1960s, along with a new scrim installation created in response to the Museum’s distinctive architecture; in June 2015 Dia:Beacon opened a reconfiguration of Irwin’s seminal installation Excursus: Homage to the Square³; and this summer the Chinati Foundation will open a monumental Irwin installation that has been in development since 1999. The confluence of these three projects offers an opportunity to consider the uniquely multifaceted nature of Irwin’s conditional practice.