Saturday, January 13, 2007

Bad Girls

Friday, January 12
Bad Girls: In memory of Marcia Tucker

Day 2 of My place... coincided with a memorial service in New York City for Marica Tucker, who passed away late last year. In memory of Marcia Tucker and to celebrate her life, Anne showed the catalogue from the exhibition Bad Girls, sister shows which Tucker and Marcia Tanner organized in 1994 at the New Museum in NYC and Bad Girls West at Wight Art Gallery, UCLA respectively. Below is the invitation to the memorial service held in Marcia Tucker's honor:

You are invited to honor and remember

Founding Director, New Museum of Contemporary Art
3 PM

Tishman Auditorium
The New School
66 West 12th Street
New York, New York

Organized by the New Museum of Contemporary Art in association with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.

Here's an essay written by Lisa Phillips, the current director of the New Museum, about its founding director:

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