Forgotten Geographies of Artistic Diplomacy: Abby Grey and U.S.-Middle East Exchanges

In conjunction with the exhibition Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU's Abby Weed Grey Collection

In this talk, Sarah-Neel Smith, Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, will discuss Turkey’s art world of the 1960s through the lens of Abby Weed Grey’s collecting activities, focusing on the intersection of art and international discourses about democracy in the wake of World War II.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative (OTS-NYU), and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited, and subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Starts 11/22/19 6:30 pm
Ends 11/22/19 8:00 pm
Participants Sarah-Neel Smith
Location Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 255 Sullivan Street (at Washington Square South)
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Lecture