All Things Scene

December 10, 2015 - December 18, 2015
CCS Bard Galleries

ALL THINGS SCENE

THE AGREEMENT
This Agreement is agreed upon by four discrete groups of curators, hereby referred to as The Curators, each comprised of three individuals chosen at random. The Curators agree to organize an exhibition comprised exclusively of available works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection (MHC) at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (CCS Bard), during the Fall term of 2015. The exhibition, herein referred to as ALL THINGS SCENE, is comprised of four unique iterations, hereby referred to as Scenes 1-4. The Curators agree to organize Scenes 1-4 while considering the myriad needs, desires, and dispositions of the viewer, hereby referred to as The Client. In consideration of the mutual covenants made herein, The Curators agree to the following stipulations:

ARTICLE 1 The Clients are understood to be members of the CCS Bard faculty and staff, the academic community of Bard College, and members of the general public in attendance.

ARTICLE 2 The Curators are understood to be twelve first year students of CCS Bard, class of 2017, who agree to organize the aforementioned Scenes 1-4 with extreme bias in the selection of artworks and archival material, making no claim to consider the constitution of MHC.

ARTICLE 3 The Works in the exhibition are from the collection of Marieluise Hessel, created by the following individuals, hereby referred at as The Artists: Vito Acconci, John Baldessari, Jonathan Borofsky, Tom Burr, Scott Burton, Patty Chang, Louisa Chase, Saul Fletcher, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mona Hatoum, Nancy Holt & Robert Smithson, Jenny Holzer, Robert Mapplethorpe, Mario Merz, Pieter Laurens Mol, Sigmar Polke, R.H. Quaytman, Carolee Schneemann, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol.

ALL THINGS SCENE is open to The Client from Thursday, December 10, 2015 and will terminate on Friday, December 18, 2015.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused The Agreement to be executed by their respective duly authorized representatives as of the Effective Date.

Anna Gallagher-Ross; Emer Grant; Lisa Long  
Curators of Scene 1  
 I2015.1-5 (No Image Stands Alone)  

Marta Cacciavillani; Pat Elifritz; Julie Niemi
Curators of Scene 2                                                                
On Fairly Solid Ground                                                      

Shehab Awad; Stephanie Goodalle; Lola Martinez  
Curators of Scene 3
it’s complicated  

Lola Kramer; Lian Ladia; Lynn Maliszewski
Curators of Scene 4
I See You Shiver

10 December 2015, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

 


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