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Artist Talk: Elmgreen & Dragset in conversation with Glenn Fuhrman

March 15 @ 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.

About:
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.

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Date:
March 15
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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