Event: ABSENCE THAT FILLS THE WORLD:
THE FIGURE IN THE WORK OF JENNIFER PACKER, JASPER JOHNS, AND MORE.
Organizer: WHITNEY MUSEUM.
Speakers: Xin Wang.
Date: Feb 8th 6:00pm Eastern Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Feb 8th 3:00pm | ET: Feb 8th 6:00pm.
Europe - UK: Feb 8th 11:00pm | CET: Feb 9th 12:00am.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Feb 9th 7:00am | AET: Feb 9th 10:00am.
"The human figure has always been an abiding motif and impetus for painting. Join Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow Xin Wang to explore how artists currently highlighted in the Whitney’s exhibition program—Jennifer Packer, Jasper Johns, and more—approach the tensions and narratives inherent to figuration as a vessel and site for longing, loss, trauma, and endurance..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
Image Credit: Jasper Johns, Racing Thoughts, 1983. Encaustic and collage on canvas, 48 1/8 × 75 3/8 in. (122.2 × 191.5 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Burroughs Wellcome Purchase Fund; Leo Castelli; the Wilfred P. and Rose J. Cohen Purchase Fund; the Julia B. Engel Purchase Fund; the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States Purchase Fund; The Sondra and Charles Gilman, Jr. Foundation, Inc.; S. Sidney Kahn; The Lauder Foundation, Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Fund; the Sara Roby Foundation; and the Painting and Sculpture Committee 84.6. © 2021 Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Photograph by Jamie Stukenberg, Professional Graphics, Rockford, Illinois