November 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mad. Sq. Art in Conversation with: Arlene Shechet

Poet Kenneth Goldsmith engages with creatives from a variety of fields for insights and inspiration.

Ariene SchechetAbout Arlene Shechet 

Arlene Shechet (American, b. 1951) is a sculptor living and working in New York City and the Hudson Valley. All at Once, a major, critically-acclaimed twenty-year survey of her work was on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston in 2015. In recent years, Shechet’s work has infiltrated historical museum installations, including Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection, on view at The Frick Collection from May 2016 to April 2017. From Here on Now, a solo exhibition, was on view at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. in 2017.

Shechet was featured in PBS’s Art 21 in 2014 as well as The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s The Artist Project in 2016. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2016 CAA Artist Award for Distinguished Body of Work, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship Award in 2004, the Anonymous Was a Woman Artist Award and the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2010, as well as several New York Foundation for the Arts awards.

Her work is in distinguished public and private collections including Brooklyn Museum, Hessel Museum of Art in Annandale-on-Hudson, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Walker Art Center, and Whitney Museum of American Art. She received her B.A. from New York University and her M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design.

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