September 1, 2007 - June 1, 2008
The Greenroom (2)
Date: May 28, 2008 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The second day of The Greenroom, an inaugural event of a long-term research project on “the documentary” that aims at inves-tigating the heritage of documentary practices in contemporary art, in relation to the history of film, video art, documentary photography and television. ...

The Greenroom
Date: May 27, 2008 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Greenroom is the inaugural event of a long-term research project on “the documentary” that aims at investigating the heritage of documentary practices in contemporary art, in relation to the history of film, video art, documentary photography and television. ...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Paul Chan
Date: April 30, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks at The New School series concludes this season with Paul Chan...

Looking Back Now. Performance over Three Decades: 1960s—1980s
Date: April 24, 2008 6:30 p.m.
Art historians Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Johanna Burton, and Barbara Clausen will discuss their art historical research on performance from the 1960's to the 1980's in relation to performance art's place in the contemporary cultural landscape. ...

East Coast Europe: Roundtable
Date: April 15, 2008 6:30 p.m.
East Coast Europe: Roundtable is a one evening public debate with cultural leaders to discuss the perceptions of contemporary European identity and its relation to cultural practices and international politics...

Artforum at The New School: Art and Money
Date: April 14, 2008 6:30 p.m.
Join art world leaders as they discuss the special issue of Artforum magazine on money and the contemporary art market...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Dara Friedman
Date: April 9, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks continue at The New School with Dara Friedman...

The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School: A Subjective History of Sculpture with Robert Morris
Date: April 7, 2008 6:30 p.m.
SculptureCenter, in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics presents The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School, a 3-part series on the history, conventions, and legacies of sculpture. The last lecture is with influential artist Robert Morris...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School with Liam Gillick
Date: April 2, 2008 6:30 p.m.
The Public Art Fund Talks series continues at The New School with artist Liam Gillick...

Agency + Surveillance
Date: March 31, 2008 6:30 p.m.
A roundtable discussion around agency in surveilled space - who can watch, who is only watched, who defines which spaces are visible to the camera and which are effectively invisible, and how artists, activists and engineers can intervene in surveillance systems to subvert, invert, and redefine these relationships...

Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context: The Influence of The New West
Date: March 12, 2008 7:00 p.m.
Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context The Influence of The New West...

The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School A Subjective History of Sculpture with Sanford Biggers
Date: March 3, 2008 6:30 p.m.
SculptureCenter, in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, presents The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School, a 3-part series on the history, conventions, and legacies of sculpture. The second lecture presents artist and musician Sanford Biggers...

Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context - Parallel Worlds Explorations in “Second Life”
Date: February 13, 2008 7:00 p.m.
Aperture Foundation at The New School presents Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context - Parallel Worlds Explorations in “Second Life”...

The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School: A Subjective History of Sculpture with Huma Bhabha
Date: February 11, 2008 6:30 p.m.
SculptureCenter, in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics presents The SculptureCenter Lectures at The New School, a 3-part series on the history, conventions, and legacies of sculpture. The first lecture is with Huma Bhabha...

Crafting Protest
Date: January 26, 2008 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
How does art “make” political subjects, and does craft art play a special role in this place of protest where diverse and timely political statements are being made? ...

Strategies of Occupation: Grabbing Land and the Political Agency of the Artist
Date: November 29, 2007 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The exhibition “Land Grab” at Apexart gallery in New York, on view from November 7 until December 22, presents an anthology of “grabbing” or claiming land in current art practices. In extension of this inquiry, this accompanying workshop discusses the specificities and significance of such occupations, on a broader scale as well as in more detail, shedding light on the agency of the artist as political subject today...

Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context: In/Out/Of/: Photography, Performance, and Contemporary Art — You Didn't Have to be There
Date: November 14, 2007 7:00 p.m.
The Aperture Foundation, in association with the Photography Department of Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, presents a panel discussion organized and moderated by RoseLee Goldberg, founder/director of PERFORMA, which will explore photography that has evolved out of performance, has been used in performance, and has been of performance since the 1960s. Panelists include artists Marina Abramovic, Vanessa Beecroft, and Babette Mangol...

AICA Distinguished Critics Lecture at The New School Michael Brenson: The View from Here
Date: November 12, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art (AICA: International Association of Art Critics) presents an annual lecture addressing current issues in the world of art criticism. This year's distinguished critic, Michael Brenson, is an independent curator and writer and a member of the faculty of the Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies. ...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School(2)
Date: November 7, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Now in its 13th year, this highly popular series, of presentations and discussions by some of today's most influential artists, critics, and curators is produced by the Public Art Fund. ...

Future Talk Now: Learning from New Orleans, the Western Balkans, and Acre, Brazil
Date: November 1, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2007/08 Vera List Center Fellow Marjetica Potrc, in conversation with Carlos Basualdo, curator of contemporary art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School(1)
Date: October 24, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Now in its 13th year, this highly popular series, of presentations and discussions by some of today's most influential artists, critics, and curators is produced by the Public Art Fund. ...

Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context:
Date: October 17, 2007 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This is the second lecture presented by the Aperture Foundation at The New School examining photographers who work with teenagers and issues of teenage identity. ...

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School
Date: October 3, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Now in its 13th year, this highly popular series, of presentations and discussions by some of today's most influential artists, critics, and curators is produced by the Public Art Fund. ...

Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context: Lisette Model and Her Successors
Date: September 26, 2007 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The first of the Aperture Foundation Lecture fall series at The New School, discusses the legacy of acclaimed photographer and past New School faculty member Lisette Model...

Agency and Art in a Hyper-Consumerist Culture: The Agent as Artist, as Consumer, and as Citizen with Benjamin R. Barber
Date: September 25, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The inaugural lecture of the Vera List Center’s 2007-2008 theme “Agency” will be delivered by Benjamin R. Barber, Professor of Civil Society, University of Maryland. ...

9 Scripts from a Nation at War
Date: September 17, 2007 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Vera List Center for Art and Politics presents the first U.S. showing of 9 Scripts from a Nation at War, a multi-channel video installation developed at The New School by the 2006-07 Vera List Center Fellows, Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Ashley Hunt, Katya Sander, and David Thorne. ...