Special Events | Roundtable with Art Critic and Author, Catherine Millet
Friday, Nov 1, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The French Cultural Center
Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $22.00
RSVP Required (call 617-912-0400)
This event is presented in English and French.
Students with valid School ID: $15
The French Cultural Center is delighted to invite you to meet the leading figure in contemporary art, Catherine Millet. Ms. Millet is a renowned author, art critic and founder of the distinguished publication Art Press.
For this very special evening, we will welcome Helen Molesworth, chief curator at the ICA, Mary Sherman, head of the TransCultural Exchange organization and organizer of the Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts, and Anthony Greaney, Boston gallery owner.
You are invited to join the discussion about the differences between American and French Contemporary art as well as the role of the art critic in both societies. The panel will create a dialogue around the current state of contemporary art in these countries, raising questions about the significance of their distinctions.
Reception to follow.
About Catherine Millet
Catherine Millet is a French writer, art critic, curator, and founder and editor of the magazine Art Press, which focuses on modern art and contemporary art. She is also the author of numerous books about contemporary art as well as the 2002 memoir, The Sexual Life of Catherine M.
About Mary Sherman
Mary Sherman is an artist, curator and the director of TransCultural Exchange, which she founded in Chicago in 1989. She also teaches at Boston University, Boston College and Northeastern University and, recently, served as the interim Associate Director of MIT's Program in Art, Culture and Technology. Additionally, for two decades, she worked as an art critic for such publications as The Chicago Sun-Times, The Boston Globe and ARTnews.
About Anthony Greaney
Anthony Greaney graduated from The School of The Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. After leaving Boston Anthony worked with some of New York and Los Angeles' top gallerists, including a number of years with Peter Blum in NY. Anthony moved back to Boston and opened his contemporary gallery in 2008. Many of the artists that were first introduced at Anthony Greaney have gone onto quick succes including, Liz Glynn who recently has joined Paula Cooper Gallery in NY and Alma Allen who will be showing at Gagosian Galley in Beverly Hills this month. Exhibition reviews have included Art Forum, Art Papers and Mousse. Anthony has recently joined the board of directors at Mobius.
This event is presented with the support of the Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in Boston.
This event is made possible thanks to the Mosaïque Cultural Fund.