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Buildings: New Museum of Contemporary Art, 65 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY×
63 Exhibitions
November 23 1985 – January 19 1986
June 11 – July 20 1983
March 26 – June 1 1983
March 26 – June 1 1983
January 15 – March 16 1983
7 Series
The public program series Art & Politics II was held in February 1982. Organized with an advisory group drawn from the Museum’s Dialogue Series, the lectures took the format of two speakers addressing topics both directly and peripherally related to contemporary art from varying viewpoints.1
In 1982, the New Museum debuted Currents, a series of solo exhibitions designed to present a significant body of work by artists from across the United States whose work had not received critical attention or public exposure. Featuring important artists who were as yet unknown in New York City, the...
In 1980, the New Museum initiated Events, an exhibition series in which artists’ groups were invited to organize and present their own exhibitions. The series challenged standard museum practice by relinquishing curatorial control over both its space and the publication of accompanying catalogues.  
The public program series Art & Politics was organized in 1979 as a result of an obvious need for dialog within the art community about controversial political, social, and economic issues.1 Then-current increases in government and corporate funding, a renewed emphasis on human rights,
In 1979, the New Museum inaugurated an ongoing exhibition series in the large window of the New School building facing 14th Street.Artists were encouraged to submit proposals for exhibiting works conceived especially for the site. These displays, initially lasting for approximately four weeks,...
Initiated in 1978, the New Museum’s second exhibition series, Outside New York, challenged the notion that serious art was not being made outside acknowledged major art centers by showcasing the variety and vitality of art being made around the United States to a New York audience. The series...