9.10/ Queens Museum: September Exhibitions & Opening


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EXHIBITIONS

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unnamed-1Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art

This first survey of Ukeles’ career spans five decades, from her work as a pioneer of feminist performance to a practitioner of public art, exploring indispensable urban systems and the workers who maintain them.

Opening Reception

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art

September 18, 3 to 6:30 PM

Join us for the opening reception for the first survey of groundbreaking artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, undoubtedly best-known for her 38+ year role as the official, unsalaried Artist-in-Residence at New York’s Department of Sanitation. The opening will debut a new performance featuring The Social Mirror, Ukeles’ mirror-clad sanitation truck.

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unnamedBearing Witness:
Drawings by William Gropper

On view through November 6, 2016

Printmaker, painter, and visual editorialist, William Gropper (1897-1977), spent six decades bearing witness. His poignant political cartoons are touchstones for the debates of today.

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unnamed-1Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix

Featuring a project by Duke Riley

On view through January 2017

A series of newly commissioned artworks and public events inspired by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s forthcoming book Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas.

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unnamed-2A Passion for Tiffany Lamps

On view through April 2018

Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife were among the earliest collectors of works by famed artist Louis C. Tiffany and played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany’s lamps. This exhibit highlights the extraordinary scope of their collection.


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