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Championed as a medium for
reaching wide audiences, prints in the 20th century have drawn inspiration from
social commentary, popular culture, graphic design, and art history. Today as
print-making progresses with unrelenting force into the digital age, prints
remain a favorite opportunity for the enriching experience of living with
visual art—a mission at the heart of Vera List’s vision as an arts patron and
Vera List (1908-2002), spirited
individualist and enlightened supporter of many of the most significant artists
of the late 20th century, was also a devoted philanthropist. It was the
generosity of Vera and her husband Albert that enabled the founding of the Vera
List Art Project at Lincoln Center in 1962, MIT’s List Arts Center in 1982, and
the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School in 1992, among
In recognition of this
exceptional legacy and these institutional anniversaries, six internationally
renowned artists have joined forces with Lincoln Center, MIT and the Vera List
Center to create the Vera List Anniversary Print Portfolio. They are Dan
Graham, Paul Ramírez Jonas, Sarah Morris,
Matt Mullican, Fred Tomaselli, and Fred Wilson.
On October 30, Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Exhibitions and Audience
Raton Museum of Art, and former curator of The New School Art
Collection, Paul C. Ha, director of
the List Visual Arts Center, and artist Paul Ramírez Jonas examine the democratizing force
of prints through the lens of Vera List’s legacy. The talk is moderated by Artspace.com
editor-in-chief Andrew M. Goldstein.
Organized and presented by MIT,
Lincoln Center, Artspace, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, in
conjunction with the center’s New School class Art & the Political.
VLC = 20 Years. Join us for a 20th
anniversary year, with free admissions to all VLC events. Stay tuned for more