The Contemporary Art Scene - 92Y, New York

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The Contemporary Art Scene

Wed, Apr 1, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
11 am - 12:30 pm

Thu, Apr 2, 2020 - Thu, Jun 25, 2020
11 am - 12:30 pm

Wed, Mar 11, 2020 - Wed, Jun 3, 2020
2 pm - 3:30 pm

Class is in session, registration is still open.

Thu, Mar 12, 2020 - Thu, Jun 4, 2020
2:30 pm - 4 pm

Class in progress. Call 212.415.5550 or email to register.


Riva Blumenfeld

Riva Blumenfeld received her M.A. from Hunter College, New York City, in 1984, and her B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, in 1976. Blumenfeld leads tours and workshops at the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art for school groups K-12. She has taught at the Brooklyn Museum and the St. Louis Art Museum. Blumenfeld curated Totem, drawings by Tom Burckhardt at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NY, which received an AICA award for best "emerging artist" exhibition, 2002. She served as a consultant to UNICEF and Binney & Smith, where she researched the viability of a Crayola sponsored children's museum, which has since been built. She has guest lectured at the Print Club, Philadelphia, on contemporary prints and multiples, and at the Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, on collecting contemporary art. She organized seminars on contemporary printmaking and collecting for the Encino Print Workshop, and on realism in contemporary printmaking for Pasadena Pri ...

Margaret Mathews-Berenson

Margaret Mathews-Berenson is an independent curator, critic and arts manager with over twenty-five years of experience in the art world. Her professional expertise ranges widely from nineteenth-century American art to contemporary art and photography. She founded her own business in 1984 following a career that included curatorial work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Metropolitan Museum. A dedicated arts professional and activist in the art community, Berenson advises on fundraising and development projects for arts organizations and other non-profit institutions. She has served on the boards of Artists Space, the Dieu Donné Papermill, Swiss Institute and ArtTable. An accomplished writer and lecturer, Berenson is the former editor of Drawing Magazine. Her articles and catalogue essays have been published in Drawing, ARTS and American Artist magazines, among others. A specialist in contemporary art and international cultural policy, she has taught at numerous New York area inst ...