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Curating, From the Collection

Menil Audio: The Precarious

Kurt Schwitters, Mz 302, Linden, 1921. Collage on paper, 7 1/8 × 5 5/8 in. (18.1 × 14.3 cm). Private collection. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
David Breslin, John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation chief curator, Menil Drawing Institute talks about collages and works indebted to the collage tradition in the Menil Collection. Joining them to offer a material perspective is Paper Conservator Jan Burandt. Together with host Julianna Dunn they consider a medium that embodies the joy and vulnerability that comes with depending on others.

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Dec 16, 2015 – May 1, 2016
Main Building
The Precarious