Visiting Artists Series Launches with Lectures by Leslie Hewitt, Luis Gispert, Wayne Koestenbaum

Conceptual artist Cheryl Donegan, contemporary visual artist Leslie Hewitt, sculptor and photographer Luis Gispert, and poet and critic Wayne Koestenbaum are among the artists who will be participating in the fall NYU Steinhardt Visiting Artists Lecture series, sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Arts Professions.

Artists + Models, Cheryl Donegan, 1998, 4:43 min, b&w, sound

Lectures are free and open to the public, and take place Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. (with the exception of Cheryl Donegan, 10/1, which takes place at 5 p.m.) at the Einstein Auditorium in the NYU Steinhardt Barney Building, located at 34 Stuyvesant Street (Subway: 6, Astor Place). Registration is not required and seating is conducted on a first come, first served basis.

The full schedule of events and speakers is as follows:

10/1: Cheryl Donegan, Painting/Video – 5 p.m. start time
10/8: Xavier Cha, New Media/Performance/Dance
10/15: Leslie Hewitt, Photography
10/22: Sam Messer, Painting
10/29: Neil Goldberg, Interdisciplinary
11/5: Luis Gispert – Interdisciplinary
11/12: Josh Faught – Textile / Installation
11/19: Avery Singer – Painting
12/3: Darren Bader – Interdisciplinary
12/10: Wayne Koestenbaum – Writer / Poet / Theorist