I’m excited to announce a new MAN feature: Live, hour-long chats with significant art world figures. My guests will include artists, curators, critics, writers, museum directors and more. The chats will work much like they do on news sites such as WashingtonPost.com or sports sites such as ESPN.com: I’ll announce the the time and date in advance and readers who come to MAN at that time will be able to ask questions to and interact with our guest in real-time. When the chat is over, I’ll post a transcript.
My first guest will be artist Sarah Oppenheimer, who will join MAN live from Houston next Wednesday, September 15, at 2pm EDT. Click here to join the chat.
Oppenheimer’s next work, D-17, is a commission for the Rice University Art Gallery and opens on September 16. You can see her photo-documentation of the creation of the piece here. Oppenheimer’s work is also on view at Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory, an installation which I reviewed here and here. [Image above: Oppenheimer’s 610-3356, via my Artinfo colleague Andrew Russeth.] Oppenheimer has recently created work for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the St. Louis Art Museum. Oppenheimer, who teaches at Yale, maintains her own website here.