An Evening with Charles Ray


Charles Rayartist
Hamza walkerDirector, LAXART
Kelly BaumCynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Brinda KumarAssociate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met

Join contemporary American artist Charles Ray and a panel of scholars for a conversation about his decades-long career in performance, photography and sculpture. Discover how her work addresses art history, popular culture, mass media, identity, mortality, race and gender.

Free, but prior registration required. Note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee admission once the auditorium has reached capacity. The conversation will also be recorded and available for viewing after the event.

Presented alongside the exhibition Charles Ray: Figure Ground.

All visitors aged 5 and over must show proof that they have received of them doses of an accepted two-dose serial vaccine, or a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. All visitors aged 18 and over must also show valid identification.

Face covering is compulsory for all visitors aged 2 and over, even if they are vaccinated.

Read the visitor guidelines

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Charles Ray (American, b. 1953). Mime (detail), 2014. Aluminum. Kunstmuseum Basel. © Charles Ray, courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery; photography by Josh White

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