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Lucio Fontana at The Met Breuer

Understanding the Artist's Relevance Today

February 13, 2019
6:30 pm

A panel to discuss today’s relevance of artist Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), on the occasion of the retrospective exhibition Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold, on view at The Met Breuer January 23 – April 14, 2019. An exhibition dedicated to Lucio Fontana and avant-guarde artists in 1950s-60s Milan is also on view at the Italian Cultural Institute (click here for further information).

Carlos Basualdo, Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Yve-Alain Bois – Professor of Art History, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Iria Candela, Estrellita B. Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, curator of Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold
Valentina Castellani, independent art dealer and adjunct professor, New York University, Steinhardt School
Ara Merjian – Associate Professor of Italian Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies, New York University