October 25, 2017
6-8 PM Cocktails
8-10 PM Dinner and Silent Auction
123 West 18th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10011
MEET THE HONOREES:
Judith Bernstein has lived and worked in New York City since 1967. In her drawings and paintings, Bernstein uses a distinctive visual vocabulary to critique militarism and address the politics of gender with candor and wry humor. She received her MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1967. Bernstein was a founding member of A.I.R. Gallery--an all-female cooperative established in 1972--and participated in organizations such as the Guerilla Girls and the Art Workers' Coalition. She has had recent solo exhibitions at the New Museum (New York), Studio Voltaire (London), Mary Boone Gallery, The Box (Los Angeles), and Kunsthall Stavanger (Norway). Her work has been included in recent group exhibitions at MoMA PS1, Karma International (Los Angeles), Venus Over Los Angeles, Hauser & Wirth (London/Zürich), and the Hall Art Foundation. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Jewish Museum (New York), and Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven).
Since 1997, Lynn Gumpert has been Director of the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, where she has organized and overseen more than 60 exhibitions. From 1980 to 1988, she was curator and then senior curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, where she worked on Leon Golub’s first retrospective and, in 1986, the museum’s first show of European artists, including Katarina Fritsch. From 1998 to 2007, she worked as an independent curator and consultant, organizing shows at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, among others. In 1992, she authored the first major monograph on Christian Boltanski. She has also contributed essays to numerous publications and served on the board of the International Association of Art Critics. In 1999, she was awarded a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government.