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Confounding Expectations: Gilbert and George

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Confounding Expectations: Gilbert and George
Confounding Expectations Gilbert and George in a discussion hosted by The New School.The third of a three-part series on Photography in Context being sponsored by the Aperture Foundation in collaboration with the Photography Department at Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School, presents legendary British duo Gilbert and George who discuss their remarkable artistic and personal collaboration over the last thirty-five years, from their early performance pieces to their large-scale photomontages, which have attracted both fierce controversy and enormous acclaim.The event is moderated by Scott Rothkopf, senior editor of Artforum, coincides with the release of Gilbert and George: The Complete Pictures, 1971 (co-published by Aperture and Tate Publishing, London), a two-volume set that is the most extensive publication on the artists' work ever assembled, and a major retrospective that will begin at Tate Modern, London, and tour six venues around the world.This series is made possible through generous support from the Kettering Family Foundation and the Henry Nias Foundation and public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.moreless

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