Prem Krishnamurthy on On Kawara
14 Feb 2015
2:00PM - 4:00PM
3 Beekman Street
Beacon,, NY 12508
|Cost||Free with museum admission|
Gallery Talk: Saturday, February 14, 2pm
Closely examining a single artist or exhibition on display at Dia:Beacon, these one-hour walkthroughs are led by internationally recognized curators, historians, and writers.
Prem Krishnamurthy is a New York-based designer and curator. As a founding principal of the award-winning design studio Project Projects, he has collaborated with clients that include: Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels; Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Art Institute of Chicago; M+ Museum in Hong Kong; Istanbul Design Biennial and SALT Istanbul; Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut; Jewish Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and Whitney Museum, all in New York City; and Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence. Project Projects is a two-time finalist for the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum’s National Design Awards.Beyond his work at Project Projects, Krishnamurthy is the director and curator of P!, a multidisciplinary exhibition space and gallery in New York City’s Chinatown. Since opening in September 2012, P! has exhibited the work of Åbäke, Judith Barry, Mel Bochner, Katarina Burin, Heman Chong, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Leslie Hewitt, Karel Martens, Brian O’Doherty, Sarah Oppenheimer, Amie Siegel, Société Réaliste, Philippe Van Snick, Wong Kit Yi, and others. He has edited numerous books, including Matrix/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art with Elizabeth Thomas (Berkeley: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2009) and Speculating on Change with Vyjayanthi Rao and Carin Kuoni (forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2015). Krishnamurthy is also an associate editor for Paper Monument, serves on the Board of Directors for Triple Canopy, and is part of the faculty at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, where he focuses on the intersections of design and curatorial practice.
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