Film at MOMA: Conversations: Among Friends, featuring sculptor Richard Hunt with music by T.J. Anderson


Oct 11 2011 - 7:00pm

 Dorothy Alexander T.J. Anderson, Ornette Coleman, Richard Hunt, Yusef Komunyakaa American Academy of Arts and Letters May 20,2009 photo: Dorothy Alexander Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 7:00 p.m - Richard Hunt Sculptor. 2010. USA. Directed by Charlie Ahearn. Edited and Cinematography by Ahearn. Coproduced by Alitash Kebebe and Ahearn. Music composed by T.J. Anderson.

Presented by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art, Conversations: Among Friends explores works of art as reflections of their political and social contexts.

Tuesday evening's program features the premiere of Richard Hunt Sculptor, a film by Charlie Ahearn, followed by a conversation between artist Richard Hunt, Ahearn, and curator and public art and urban design consultant Kendal Henry.

Following the program, guests are invited to continue the conversation and meet the artists at an intimate reception catered by Fantasy Fare in the Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Lobby. The collectible accompanying the program will feature a commissioned essay on Hunt penned by Naomi Beckwith, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago. Composer TJ Anderson with sculptor Richard Hunt, in the artist's studioComposer TJ Anderson with sculptor Richard Hunt, in the artist's studioMusic by Hunt's longtime colleague, composer T.J. Anderson, will also be performed at the reception.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Program begins at 7:00, followed by a reception at 8:30. Tickets ($35) can be purchased online, through the Friends of Education office, and at the lobby information desk and the film desk.