Discussion: Robert Longo and Kate Fowle

19 Nov 2016
Garage Auditorium
Discussion: Robert Longo and Kate FowleDiscussion: Robert Longo and Kate Fowle


In this discussion, Kate Fowle, Chief Curator of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, will talk with artist Robert Longo about the exhibition Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo.

Proof was developed through extensive conversations between the artist and curator arising out of Longo’s decades-long influence of Goya and Eisenstein. This talk will reveal the ideas behind the process of working on the exhibition.



Robert Longo was born in 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. He has had retrospective exhibitions at the Hamburger Kunstverein and Deichtorhallen; the Menil Collection in Houston; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; the Wadsworth Athenaeum and the Isetan Museum of Art in Tokyo.  Group exhibitions include Documenta (1987 and 1982); the Whitney Biennial (2004 and 1983); and the Venice Biennale (1997.) His work is represented in collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum of American Art, in New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris; the Albertina in Vienna; and the Ludwig Museum in Cologne. Longo lives and works in New York.


Kate Fowle is Chief Curator at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow and Director-at-Large at Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York.


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