Past Exhibitions

April 29 - July 29, 2007

The Happiness of Objects

Annette Tison & Talus Taylor, Felipe Arturo, Fia Backström, Andrea Blum, Tom Burr, Valentin Carron, Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), Philippe Decrauzat, Wim Delvoye, Flatland, Sylvie Fleury, Harald Hund, Craig Kalpakjian, Allan Kaprow, Jutta Koether, Sol LeWitt, John Miller, Olivier Mosset, Nils Norman, Amy O'Neill, Mamiko Otsubo, Mel Ramos, Robert Indiana & Larry Aldrich, J. St. Bernard, Haim Steinbach, Lan Tuazon, Mended Veil

Olivier Mosset, Golden Shower, 2007. Gold paint, 13' x 15'.


W.J.T. Mitchell Presents
Thursday, January 25, 2007, 7:00 PM

W.J.T. Mitchell is the author of What do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images (2005), a forthcoming recipient of the Lowell Prize from the Modern Language Association. Editor of Critical Inquiry and a professor at the University of Chicago in both the Departments of English Literature and Art History, Mitchell will present some of the concepts that inspired SculptureCenter's upcoming group exhibition, The Happiness of Objects (2007).

This event is co-organized with the Visual Arts Division MFA Program at Columbia University.


Beatriz Colomina Presents
Sunday, February 11, 2007, 5:00 PM

Beatriz Colomina is an internationally acclaimed theorist, historian of architecture, and Director of the Program in Media and Modernity at Princeton University. She recently received a grant from the Graham Foundation for her current research project, X-Ray Architecture: Illness as Metaphor. Colomina will present some of her recent research and share news of her publications.


Dan Graham and Bregtje van der Haak Present
Sunday, March 11, 2007, 3:00 PM

Artist and theorist Dan Graham shares his insightful perspectives on architecture. In conjunction with his lecture, Graham has invited documentary filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak from the Netherlands to present a number of her films on the subject, such as Lagos Wide and Close (2005), recently presented at the São Paolo Bienniel. Van der Haak will also contribute her thoughts on contemporary documentary filmmaking.

Hot soup and refreshments will be served.