The James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center: Exhibitions and Programs 2008-2010
The James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center
Above: Barbara Kruger
Untitled, 2008
Photo: Peter Waldvogel
Above: Barbara Kruger
Untitled, 2008
Photo: Peter Waldvogel

The James Gallery
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

The James Gallery, Exhibitions and Programs 2008-2010

Black is Black Ain’t/Eternal Ancestors: Curators Hamza Walker and Alisa La Gamma in Conversation: April 30, 2008

People Weekly: October 2 – February 28, 2008

#1: Yunhee Min, For instance, 2008
October 2 – November 30, 2008 & February 11-28, 2009

#2: “What You Wish For“: Barbara Kruger, Justice, 1997; Rachel Mason, My Cabinet, 2004-8; William Pope. L, One Substance, Eight Supports, One Situation, 2008; BIN (Version 2), 2008; Art Spiegelman, Breakdowns, 2008; Meredith James and Jacques Louis Ramon Vidal, True Stories, 2008; William Klein, In and Out of Fashion, 1998
October 8 – October 22, 2008

# 3: Linda Pollack, Habeas Lounge, 2008
October 29 – November 6, 2008

# 4: Lucien Castaing-Taylor, with Lisa Barbash and Ernst Karel, Sheep Rushes, 2000-2008
November 15 – 30, 1008

#5: Daniel Joseph Martinez, the west bank if missing, i am not dead, am i, 2008
December 11, 2008 – January 4, 2009

# 6: Thomas Torres Cordova, Everybody Loves the Sunshine, 2008; I wish you could color correct my films for the rest of my life, 2008
January 17-31, 2009

# 7: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (window installation)
October 2, 2008 – February 28, 2009

Writing in the Dark: February 12, 19, & April 23, 2009
Organized by graduate students Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch, contributors include: Wayne Koestenbaum, Lee Ann Brown, Elaine Equi, Richard, Kostelanetz, Dennis Tedlock, Bruce Andrews, Wendy Steiner, Reva Wolf, David Antin, Charles Bernstein, and Lynne Tillman

Cultural Power: Art: Peggy Ahwesh and Eileen Myles in conversation, March 3, 2009

Walk-by Movies: March 2 – April 5, 2009
Video screenings visible only from the sidewalk, co-curated by graduate student Rebekah Rutkoff

Thomas Torres Cordova: Everybody Loves the Sunshine (2009) April 17, 2009

Two Shows: Peeps/Pistoletto: May 15 – July 12, 2009
“Pistoletto” – based on new research by Professor Romy Golan (Art History)
“Peeps” – part of ongoing research by Professor Amy Herzog ( Theater and Film.) Installed within a labyrinthine structure designed by Pierre Huyghe

Silent Pictures: September 1 – October 11, 2009
Curated in collaboration with Professor Patricia Mainardi (Art History) and Andrei Molotiu (Indiana University)

Comic Film Strips: September 25, 2009
Professor Noam Elcott (Art History, Columbia) discussed animated film and twentieth-century avant-garde cinema

The Metropolis Between Your Ears: November 5, 2009 – January 13, 2010
Organized in conjunction with the International Conference on Romanticism, featured a major new project by Peggy Ahwesh, The Ape of Nature; a new series of sculpture and video by Andrew Lord; Paul Chan, 34 Flower Types for Henry Darger; and versions of Charles Sheeler and Paul Strand‘s 1921 film Manhatta

Pornography in the City Symposium: December 15, 2009
Panelists: Douglas Crimp, Jeff Escoffier, Linda Ford, William Kornblum, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Bjarne Melgaard, Melissa Ragona

Thanks to: Peggy Ahwesh, Geoffrey Batchen, Michele Bertomen, Claire Bishop, Michael Brenson, Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Paul Chan, Alana Corbett, Annie Dell’Aria, Anne Ehrenkranz, Noam Elcott, Gabriella de Ferrari, Alicia la Gamma, Barbara Gladstone, Romy Golan, Marian Goodman, Michael Hecht, Amy Herzog, Pierre Huyghe, Amie and Tony James, Meredith James, Graduate Center President William Kelly, William Klein, Wayne Koestenbaum, Barbara Kruger, Tina Kukielski, Kyle Lanning-Smith, Sarah Lewis, Andrew Lord, Chris Lowery, Patricia Mainardi, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Rachel Mason, Yunhee Min, Michael Moon, Kevin Murphy, Molly Nutt, Ruth Peltason, Nadia Perucic, Linda Pollack, William Pope. L, Jeff Ramsey, Ray Ring, Natasha Roje, David Schulman at Shapco, Joshua Schwartz, Jessie Shaffer, Judith Sheine , Josh Siegel, Ray Soldavin, Art Spiegelman, Sprueth-Magers, Elizabeth Sussman, Aoibheann Sweeney and the Center for the Humanities Staff, Aneta Szylak, Thomas Torres Cordova, Jacques Vidal, Hamza Walker, Rose Washton-Long, West Village Contractors, Josh Wilner, Whitney Anne Wilson, Migs Woodside, the X-Initiative, Graduate Center Development and Publications Departments.

Linda Norden

Anna Conlan
Assistant Curator


February 15, 2010