A major new publication, Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology, presents key voices of this period that have been reevaluating the significance of the socialist legacy, making it an indispensable read on modern and contemporary art and theory. The following dialogue belongs to a series of conversations between artists and members of the C-MAP research group for Central and Eastern Europe at MoMA.
Jon Hendricks records his impressions from a research trip to Berlin and cities of the former East Germany, made with members of the C-MAP group for Central and Eastern Europe in June 2018. He highlights artists and works made in the GDR that particularly impressed him.
Over a dozen members of the C-MAP Central and Eastern European group traveled for research to Moscow in March 2017. As Roxana Marcoci, Senior Curator of Photography, notes, Russia spans eleven time zones and includes two-hundred nationalities. From this vast and deeply complex nation, the participants report on their impressions below. Reflection by Ksenia Nouril, C-MAP Central…
“By the way, what’s Fluxus?”: Jon Hendricks on the Formation of the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection
Since around 1977 when Gilbert and Lila Silverman began to develop their Fluxus Collection, Jon Hendricks has played a central role in fostering the formation of that renowned collection that bears their names.