Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.
Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  
believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com. 
See the rest of the series.

Dorothea Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society this evening at 6pm.  The event is co-sponsored by University of Chicago Poem Present.  Free and open to the public.  

believermag:

Poets’ Bookshelves. An ongoing series of posts documenting some of the books collected by our favorite poets. This week: Dorothea Lasky, most recently the author of Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012). Her website is dorothealasky.tumblr.com

See the rest of the series.

Dorothea Lasky reading “Who To Tell” from Thunderbird (2012).  Lasky will be reading at the Renaissance Society tonight.  Join us at 6pm in Cobb Hall, Room 409 (just down the hallway from the gallery).  Free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Poem Present.

Nora Schultz’s parrottree-building for bigger than real is on view through February 23rd.  As part of a new initiative, our Associate Curator and Director of Education Hamza Walker will be leading two gallery walk-throughs open to the public:  Jan 18 (this Saturday) at noon and Jan 29 at 6pm.  

Things really starting to come together in the gallery.  Join us for the opening reception of Nora Schultz’s site-specific installation at the Renaissance Society, parrottree-building for bigger than real.  The reception will be on Sunday, January 12th from 4-7pm.  More info here.

Black Is, Black Ain’t Symposium

Documentation of the Black Is, Black Ain’t Symposium from December 8, 2013. Featuring Thelma Golden, Huey Copeland, Kellie Jones, Hamza Walker, and Bennett Simpson.

Black Is, Black Ain’t Symposium from The Renaissance Society on Vimeo.

Exhibition catalog currently on sale.

Nora Schultz
parrottree–building for bigger than real
January 12 – February 23, 2014

Opening Reception & Artist Talk: January 12, 4-7pm
Artist talk with Nora Schultz and exhibition curator Solveig Øvstebø will take place at 5pm in Kent Hall Room 120 (1020 E 58th St)

The Renaissance Society is very excited to present a solo exhibition, parrottree—building for bigger than real, by Berlin-based artist Nora Schultz on view January 12 through February 23, 2014. Schultz will produce all new works for this exhibition.

This is Schultz’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, as well as the first show curated at the Renaissance Society by new Chief Curator and Executive Director, Solveig Øvstebø.

For more information, visit www.renaissancesociety.org
Feel free, though not required, to RSVP via Facebook.

A great photo of our panelists after the Black Is, Black Ain’t Symposium yesterday.  (L to R: Thelma Golden, Huey Copeland, Kellie Jones, Hamza Walker, and Bennett Simpson)

#ThrowbackThursday Virginia Nimarkoh’s Untitled #1 (After Gerhard Richter, Betty, 1988), 2001 as part of Black Is, Black Ain’t (2008).  For more info on the Black Is, Black Ain’t Symposium - http://bit.ly/IKd3Sn #BIBA

A piece by Glenn Ligon featured in Black Is, Black Ain’t.  We celebrate the release of the exhibition catalog Sunday afternoon with a symposium revisiting issues raised in the exhibition.  Panel featuring Huey Copeland, Thelma Golden, Kellie Jones, Bennett Simpson, and Hamza Walker.

Sunday, December 8, 2pm
1020 E 58th St - Kent Hall, Room 107 at the University of Chicago 

[Image: Glenn Ligon, Warm Broad Glow, 2005]