artnet Agenda: What’s Going On This Week

The New York Art Book Fair and other can't-miss events for September 22-28.

Peter Brant and Dan Colen at the Brant Foundation. The two will be in conversation at SVA on September 23. Photo: Patrick McMullan
Peter Brant and Dan Colen at the Brant Foundation. The two will be in conversation at SVA on September 23. Photo: Patrick McMullan

Peter Brant and Dan Colen at the Brant Foundation. The two will be in conversation at SVA on September 23.
Photo: Patrick McMullan

Monday, September 22
What Is Climate Science? With Peter deMenocal at the International Center of Photography (ICP)
Join Peter deMenocal, a climate scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, in learning about the findings of climate scientists and how they illuminate our understanding of climate change. The talk is presented as part of the series ICP Talks: Climate Change.
3-4:30 PM. Free with RSVP.

Tuesday, September 23
Peter Brant and Dan Colen in Conversation at School of the Visual Arts
Infamous publisher Peter Brant and current art world darling Dan Colen (whose show “Help!” is still on display at the Brant Foundation) will engage in a public conversation at the School of Visual Arts, sponsored by the Brant Foundation. Mark Tribe, Chair of MFA Fine Arts will moderate.
6:30-7:30 PM at SVA Lecture Hall at 133 w. 21st Street. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 24
Bruno Latour: Gaia Global Circus at The Kitchen
French philosopher, anthropologist, and sociologist Bruno Latour presents a theatrical experiment inspired by a paradox:  Although we are confronted with global warming and the prospect of mankind’s end, we feel almost nothing.
8 PM. Tickets $15.

Thursday, September 25
The New York Art Book Fair Preview at MoMA PS1
Ps1’s legendary art book fair kicks off with a preview party featuring a DJ set by JD Samson followed by a live set by Thurston Moore on the courtyard steps. At 7, Moore will sign copies of his new chapbook of lyrics, The Best Day at the Printed Matter booth. The fair will feature over 350 booksellers, artists, institutions, and independent publishers. Don’t forget to pick up your John Cage tribute album, as well.
6-9 PM. Free and open to the public.

Friday, September 26
Mature Themes: A Book Launch And Reading Organized by Andrew Durbin at the New Museum
To celebrate the release of his book Mature Themes, Andrew Durbin has organized an evening of art, readings, and performance with Harry Burke, Juliana Huxtable, Jacolby Satterwhite, and Jesse Darling.
7 PM. Tickets $10 general public, $8 museum members.

Saturday, September 27
The Kitchen Presents Danh Vo and Xiu Xiu: Metal
Conceptual artist Danh Vo has brought two Thai gold pounders to the United States to work with the band Xiu Xiu to create an artwork in real time. Set against a backdrop of Vo’s work, the band will generate syncopated compositions with the pounders’ rhythms.
Opening reception 6-8 PM.

Sunday, September 28
Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour
Take a guided walking tour of Bushwick, home to some of the coolest street art in New York City.
10 AM. Free with reservation. Tips encouraged.


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