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VIRTUAL ONLY: Rose B. Simpson and Brooke Kamin Rapaport: Sentinels in the City

The Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public. With inquiries, please contact Kara Carmack at kcarmack@nyss.org.

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Preparatory sketch of Rose B. Simpson’s site-specific commission for Madison Square Park Conservancy, “Seed.” Courtesy of the artist and Madison Square Park Conservancy
Rose B. Simpson. Photo: Minesh Bacrania. Courtesy of the artist

Rose B. Simpson (b. 1983, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico; lives and works in Santa Clara Pueblo) has had solo exhibitions at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia; Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston; Nevada Art Museum, Reno; Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe; and Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art. Her work is in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art; Denver Art Museum; Hood Museum of Art, Hanover; Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Nevada Art Museum, Reno; Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, Claremont; Portland Art Museum; Princeton University Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Brooke Kamin Rapaport is the Artistic Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator, Madison Square Park Conservancy. Since joining the Conservancy in 2013, Rapaport has organized and overseen its program of commissioned public art exhibitions, including projects by Diana Al-Hadid, Leonardo Drew, Teresita Fernández, Hugh Hayden, Maya Lin, and Shahzia Sikander. In 2019, she served as Commissioner and Curator of the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, showcasing artist Martin Puryear. Rapaport has previously held positions at the Brooklyn Museum, The Jewish Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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