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Carol Hepper in Conversation

  • CAS Arts Center 48 Main Street Livingston Manor, NY, 12758 United States (map)

Carol Hepper is the subject of the 2018 invitational exhibition, Carol Hepper: The Skin of Things, a major exhibition of recent works by Carol Hepper, a Jeffersonville and New York City based artist, on view at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main Street, June 30 through August 25. Since the early 1980s, Hepper has exhibited in museums in the United States and abroad, and her work is part of private and public collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Guggenheim Museum; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Walker Art Center; and North Dakota Museum of Art. This exhibition brings together a selection of Hepper’s recent sculpture, drawing, and photography made over the past decade with her sculptural constructions of the early 2000s.

Nancy Princenthal: is a Brooklyn-based writer whose book Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art (Thames and Hudson, 2015) received the 2016 PEN America award for biography. A former Senior Editor of Art in America, she has also contributed to ArtforumParkett, The Village Voice, and The New York Times. Princenthal is the author of Hannah Wilke (Prestel, 2010), and a co-author of two recent books on women artists. Her essays have appeared in monographs on Shirin Neshat, Doris Salcedo, Robert Mangold and Alfredo Jaar, among many others. She has taught at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; Princeton University; and Yale University, and is currently on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts.

Oliver Shultz is an art historian and a curator based in New York City. Since 2015, he has been part of the curatorial team at MoMA PS1, where he has helped organize more than a dozen exhibitions, among them the comprehensive career retrospective Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting (October 2017 - March 2018); a major mid-career solo show, Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers (October 2016 - March 2017); PS1's fortieth anniversary exhibition curated by founder Alanna Heiss, FORTY (June - August, 2016);  and the fourth iteration of the quinquennial survey of the region, Greater New York (October 2015 - March 2016). In 2018 he completed his PhD in art history at Stanford University in California and dissertation on the work of American artist Paul Thek (1933—1988).