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Artist Talk: Elmgreen & Dragset in conversation with Glenn Fuhrman

March 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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On Wednesday, March 15, from 6-8PM, The FLAG Art Foundation will host a conversation between artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset and Glenn Fuhrman.

The conversation will begin at 6:30PM.

Elmgreen & Dragset will talk about their over 20 year-long collaboration with FLAG Founder Glenn Fuhrman, as explored in the artist duo’s solo exhibition  Changing Subjects, recently on view at The FLAG Art Foundation.

Michael Elmgreen (b. 1961, Copenhagen, Denmark) and Ingar Dragset (b. 1969, Trondheim, Norway) are an artist duo living and working in Berlin, Germany. Elmgreen & Dragset have been collaborating since the mid-1990’s, and their diverse artistic practice includes sculpture, large-scale installation, and performance. Recent solo exhibitions include Powerless Structures, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (2016); The Well Fair, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2016); Aéroport Mille Plateaux, PLATEAU Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea (2015); Past Tomorrow, Galerie Perrotin, New York, NY (2015); among others. The artists’ work has been featured in recent major group exhibitions, including Waiting: Between Power and Possibility, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (2017); Animality, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY (2016); Protest, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, United Kingdom (2016); Little Is Left To Tell (Calvino after Calvino), Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain (2015); Poor Art – Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and parallel practices 1968 – 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway (2015 – 2016); among others. Major public works include Van Gogh’s Ear, commissioned by Public Art Fund, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY (2016); A Greater Perspective, commissioned by the High Line, New York, NY (2015); Powerless Structures, Fig. 101, selected for the Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom (2012); Prada Marfa, commissioned by Art Production Fund/Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX (2005); among others. In 2009, Elmgreen & Dragset represented the Danish and Nordic pavilions at the 53rd edition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. Elmgreen & Dragset have been appointed the curators of fifteenth edition of the Istanbul Biennial, taking place from September 16 – November 12, 2017.

Generous support for this event provided by The Royal Norwegian Consulate General, New York, and The Danish Consulate General, New York.


March 15, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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