Vantage Points: History and Politics in the American Landscape

March 2018 - December 2020

Go see, “Surrender Yorktown 1781”. This permanent collection show reimagines history painting with the inclusion of contemporary artists in the collection.



Open Sessions 2018–2020: What’s Love Got to Do with It?


Opening Reception:  August 15, 6-8pm 

Exhibition Dates: Aug 16, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019


The Drawing Center

35 Wooster Street, 

New York, NY, 10013


Open Sessions 2018–2020: What’s Love Got to Do with It? is the full-museum exhibition of the third cycle of the Open Sessions program a two-year artists’ residency with thirty one participants from around the world sponsored by The Drawing Center. The exhibition includes new work produced by all Open Sessions artists, and will present both diverse and radical approaches to the medium of drawing. Featuring works on paper, video, and sculpture, as well as installation and multi-media works, What’s Love Got to Do with It? will place contemporary drawing at the center of an evolving conversation about love. […]


Open Sessions 2018–2020 Participants:

Joeun Aatchim, Kenseth Armstead, Bahar Behbahani, Keren Benenisty, Katarina Burin, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, Alex Callender, Crystal Z Campbell, Ludovica Carbotta, Jesse Chun, Liz Collins, Mike Crane, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Theodore Darst, Billy and Steven Dufala, Joanthan Ehrenberg, Carolina Fusilier, Rachel Granofsky, LaMont Hamilton, Kunlin He, Victoria Keddie, Young Joo Lee, Lux Linder, Sharon Madanes, Guadalupe Maravilla, Zatara McIntyre, Ester Partegàs, Omid Shekari, Tariku Shiferaw, Johanna Unzueta, Cosmo Whyte.


Organized by Rosario Güiraldes and Lisa Sigal, Open Sessions Curators.



Drawing Center: Open Sessions 2018 - 2020

Open Sessions a two-year program. Delighted to participate in cooperatively organizing activities with the curators and other artists. This includes exhibitions in The Lab, other venues, public programs, studio visits & gatherings.



Washington 20/20/20

September - October 2018

Union Square, New York City





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