May 11 | Luciano Fabro Panel with Gedi Sibony, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, and Sharon Hecker | Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Installation view, Luciano Fabro, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, May 6 – June 23, 2023. © Archivio Luciano e Carlo Fabro. Photo: Steven Probert.

Luciano Fabro Panel with Gedi Sibony, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, and Sharon Hecker
Thursday, May 11 | Doors: 6:00 PM | Conversation: 6:30 PM

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
534 W 21st Street
New York, NY 10011

Please join Paula Cooper Gallery for a conversation about the work of Luciano Fabro between Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Sharon Hecker, and GEDI SIBONY. This live event will take place at Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 W. 21st Street.

Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, an art historian and critic, is the Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Harvard University. He is the author of Neo-Avantgarde and Culture Industry: Essays on European and American Art from 1955 to 1975, Formalism and Historicity: Models and Methods in Twentieth-Century Art, and Gerhard Richter: Painting after the Subject of History, all published by the MIT Press. In 2007, Buchloh received the Golden Lion for Contemporary Art History and Criticism at the Venice Biennale.

Sharon Hecker is an art historian and curator specializing in modern and contemporary Italian art. She worked with Luciano Fabro in preparation for his US retrospective at San Francisco MoMA in 1992 and translated his theoretical writings into English. She is the author of numerous essays on Fabro, published in academic journals such as Oxford Art Journal as well as exhibition catalogues. Hecker is a leading international authority on Medardo Rosso and the author of A Moment’s Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture. She is the curator of the forthcoming exhibition Lucio Fontana’s Ceramics at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, in 2025.

Gedi Sibony is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Recent one-person exhibitions include Greene Naftali, New York (2023, 2020, 2018), and Mister Fahrenheit, New York (2022); His work is in the collections of the Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum in New York, among others.

For more information and to view a live stream of the conversation, please visit Paula Cooper Gallery's website.


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