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Minimalist Drawing: The 1960s and 1970s
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Dan Flavin: Drawing, this symposium will explore the changing form, function, and status of drawing in the era of Minimalism and Conceptual art. This program is cosponsored by the Drawing Institute.

10:30 am Registration

10:45 am
Introduction Isabelle Dervaux, Acquavella Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings, The Morgan Library & Museum

Drawing Degree Zero: Rethinking the Line 1966–1976
Anna Lovatt, Lecturer, Department of Art History, University of Nottingham

Tactical Drawings
Robert Slifkin, Assistant Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Dan Flavin's 'Fantasy' Drawings (1963)
Isabelle Dervaux, Acquavella Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings, The Morgan Library & Museum

12:30 pm Lunch Break

2 pm
From Drawing to Diagram: The Problem of the Hand in Drawing of the 1960s
Connie Butler, The Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art

Going Blind: Drawing in the 1970s
Michelle White, Curator, The Menil Collection

The Mind Sees a Color that is Not There: Drawings for Light Works in Los Angeles circa 1970
Robin Clark, Independent Scholar

4 pm Reception

Friday, April 27, 2012, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.*

Tickets: $15 for Non-Members; $10 for Members; free to students with valid ID
*Galleries open 10:30 am to 9 pm.
Order tickets

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.

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The programs of The Morgan Library & Museum are made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Background images: Photography by Todd Eberle unless otherwise noted. © 2006 Todd Eberle.