23 Mar 2024 / 23 Mar 2024

Soak-Stain: A Material Conversation

Saturday, Mar 23, 2024, 10am at SITE SANTA FE

Please join SITE SANTA FE and Radius Books as Christine Corday and scholar Douglas Dreishpoon discuss the enduring legacy of Helen Frankenthaler’s soak stain technique and its continued influence on generations of artists across media. This event is part of Pioneers of Practice: Corday, Frankenthaler, Glass a two-part program conceived by artist Christine Corday.

*The program continues at 2pm with Compositions: A Material Continuation, when Corday will present a multidisciplinary exploration of her work accompanied by live performances of A Madrigal Opera by Philip Glass. Ticketed separately.

Christine Corday is an international multidisciplinary artist known for monumental concepts and installations. Recent project ‘Sans Titre’ culminated in Art as the thirty-sixth nation and final global contributor to the material build of a star on Earth, ITER [Saint-Paul-Lez-Durance, France]; as well as ongoing solo museum exhibitions and public works in civic collections worldwide. As sculptor, Corday engages a material-based practice in the evolving human-scale of perception and fundamental forces. She works in temperature, pressure and material states of atomic elements in close collaboration with Nobel laureate astrophysicists and EarthShot finalist chemists; National Academy of Engineering-awarded engineers; and a broad range of material sciences, cultural anthropology, chemistry, and phenomenology. https://www.christinecorday.com/

Douglas Dreishpoon, chief curator emeritus at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum, New York, is currently director of the catalogue raisonné project at the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, New York, and consulting editor at The Brooklyn Rail. His book What Is Modern Sculpture?, part of the Documents of Twentieth-Century Art series, is forthcoming from the University of California Press.

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