Inventing Downtown

Watch<br>Tracing: Inventing Downtown

Original program date: July 28, 2020. What is an art scene? How does one form? In this conversation, "Inventing Downtown" curator Melissa Rachleff joined a conversation with Director of NYU's Grey Art Gallery, Lynn Gumpert, and Maya Allison, Executive Director of The NYUAD Art Gallery. Taking the exhibition "Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965" as a point of departure, the conversation explored questions around the definition and formation of art scenes.

Artwork Spotlight: Alex Katz’s “Ada Ada”

April 17, 2017 Daniel Domínguez Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, the Grey Art Gallery’s winter/spring 2017 exhibition (which closed on April 1), explored the artistic communities who were active in the artist-run Tenth Street galleries of downtown Manhattan and beyond. These unique spaces showed works by iconic postwar artists such as […]