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Judy Linn and Arlene Shechet in Conversation

Judy Linn,  elizabeth st , 70ies

Judy Linn, elizabeth st, 70ies

Join us for a conversation between exhibiting artist Judy Linn and exhibition curator Arlene Shechet. Judy Linn's solo exhibition, LUNCHis on view at CUE through May 19.

Judy Linn was born in Detroit, Michigan and received a BFA from Pratt Institute in 1969. She has had portfolios published in Artforumand BOMB magazine, and a book of her portraits of Patti Smith, Patti Smith 1969 – 1976: Photographs by Judy Linn, was published by Abram Image in 2011. Linn’s photographs are included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Detroit Art Institute, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Getty Collection, among others. She has received an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and grants from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Anonymous Was A Woman, and the Peter S. Reed Foundation. Linn currently lives in New York and teaches at Vassar College.

Arlene Shechet is a multi-disciplinary sculptor living and working in New York City and the Hudson Valley. In 2015, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston exhibited, All At Once, a twenty-year survey of the artist’s work. Historical museum installations include Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection at The Frick Collection, NYC, May 2016 – April 2017; and From Here On Now at The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Oct 2016 – May 2017. An ambitious public sculpture project will open at Madison Square Park, NYC, September 2018.

Shechet was featured in Art21’s “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” and The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s “The Artist Project.” Her numerous awards include the 2016 CAA Artist Award for a Distinguished Body of Work, a John S. Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship Award (2004), and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant (2010). Her work is included in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Walker Art Center; The National Gallery of Art; the Jewish Museum; and the Brooklyn Museum.