Standard Talks: Art Between Freedom + PlayNO BAR
Wed. May 17, 3 - 5 p.m.
Sex. Betweenness. Freedom. Play. The Standard invites you to a panel discussion exploring these artistic ideas and more. Join us at The Standard, East Village for an evening of conversation to celebrate Frieze New York 2023.
Moderator: Eric Shiner
Eric Shiner is the President of Powerhouse Arts, a Brooklyn not-for-profit committed to creative expression that hosts a network of art and fabrication professionals and educators who work together to co-create and share artistic practices. Shiner has served as the executive director of Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, artistic director of White Cube New York, and Senior Vice President of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s. Shiner was also the director of The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (2010-2016) and the Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Warhol (2008-2010).
A leading scholar on Andy Warhol and Asian contemporary art, he lived and worked in Japan for six years and was assistant curator for the inaugural Yokohama Triennale (2001). He has curated notable exhibitions internationally, including The Warhol Museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective that traveled to Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Tokyo (2012-2014). Shiner is the immediate past President of the board of Visual AIDS, a NYC-based nonprofit promoting the artistic legacy of those artists lost to and living with AIDS, and a board member of The Romare Bearden Foundation and Art at a Time Like This. He lives in New York with his partner, Dr. Ishaan Kumar, and their long-haired dachshund, Juno.
- Cajsa Von Zeipel, sculptor
- Caleb Yono, visual artist