Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Marco Breuer in conversation with Brett Littman

Marco Breuer, Nature of the Pencil, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, October 14 - December 4, 2010 (installation)
In concurrence with his exhibition at Von Lintel Gallery, Marco Breuer will sit down with Brett Littman, Executive Director of the Drawing Center, to talk about his new show and his work leading up to this point. Breuer's show, "Nature of the Pencil" is on exhibit at Von Lintel Gallery from October 14 – December 4, 2010.

The event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. To RSVP for the event, please contact the gallery at (212) 242-0599 or email at gallery@vonlintel.com.

Von Lintel Gallery will hold a public reception at the gallery prior to the event at 6 pm. Join us for wine and a look at the exhibition before walking over to the theatre. The gallery is located at 520 W. 23rd Street, New York. 

Marco Breuer received his academic training at the Fachhochschule Darmstadt (1988-92) and the Lette-Verein Berlin (1986-88) in Germany. He has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe and his work is in numerous collections, including the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University in Cambridge; the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the New York Public Library; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, Germany.

Breuer is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2006), a Japan-US Friendship Commission/NEA Creative Artists Exchange Fellowship (2005), a Carriage House Residency at the Islip Art Museum (2004), a Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant (2000) and three MacDowell Colony residencies (2003, 2001, 2000). His publication SMTWTFS received wide critical acclaim and a photo-eye Award for Best Photography Book of 2002. In 2007 Aperture published a monograph of Breuer's work titled Early Recordings. Breuer lives in Upstate New York.

Brett Littman
(B.A., Philosophy, UC San Diego) is currently the Executive Director of The Drawing Center, New York. Previously he was the Deputy Director at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center; Co-Executive Director of Dieu Donné Papermill, SoHo; Associate Director of UrbanGlass, Brooklyn; and Chair of the Brooklyn Arts Council Visual Arts Panel. Littman is a member of the International Art Critic Association and has written for numerous publications, including GLASS Quarterly, Craft Arts, Object, Sculpture, *surface, modo, Art on Paper, and Pulp.

Littman has curated several exhibitions, including Civic Matters, an exchange project at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 2006; and Happy Campers, New York, 2006. For the Drawing Center, Littman has recently curated Yüksel Arslan: Visual Interpretations; Greta Magnuson Grossman: Furniture and Lighting; and Leon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion? Future projects include Drawing and its Double: Selections from the Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome; Sean Scully: Changes and Horizontals and Eugene Von Bruenchenhein at The American Folk Art Museum, NY.

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