When

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Tickets & Registration

Free Admission

Support

Support for this exhibition provided by the Sydney & Walda Besthoff Foundation
The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established and funded by the William Helis Family. The Arts Funds of The Helis Foundation advance access to the arts for the community through contributions that sustain operations for, provide free admission to, acquire works of art, and underwrite major exhibitions and projects of institutions within the Greater New Orleans area.
The CAC is supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works. The CAC is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans as administered by the Arts Council New Orleans.

Roundtable discussion about 1960’s abstraction with The Helis Foundation Chief Curator of Visual Arts, Andrea Andersson, and local abstract artists and scholars.

Additional support for this exhibition was made possible in part by the following members of the CAC’s President’s Council: Susan & Ralph Brennan, Paul J. Leaman, Jr., Staci Rosenberg, Phelps Dunbar LLP

Andrea Andersson

Newly appointed Chief Curator of Visual Arts, Andrea Andersson brings her dedication and expertise in interdisciplinary contemporary art to the CAC. She has organized and toured exhibitions across North America to museums that include—among others— the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, The Power Plant (Toronto, Ontario), and Yale Union (Portland, Oregon). Andersson is a graduate of Stanford and Columbia Universities, and she has taught at NYU and Barnard College. As a leading scholar in the field of the interdisciplinary avant-garde, from pre-war manifestations to contemporary practice, her writing has appeared in scholarly journals and catalogues. Andersson’s book, Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, is forthcoming from the University of Toronto Press (co-imprinted by the MCA Denver).

 

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