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Ryan McGinley Artist Talk

  • McNichols Building 144 West Colfax Avenue Denver, CO, 80202 United States (map)

VENUE CHANGE: Due to high demand, the Ryan McGinley Artist Talk has been moved to the McNichols Building. Additional tickets have been released. 

Join artist Ryan Mcginley for a conversation with curator Nora Burnett Abrams to celebrate his exhibition The Kids Were Alright and its accompanying catalogue.

5:30PM Doors
6PM - Artist Talk at the McNichols Building

Artist Talk - $5 MEMBERS | $10 NONMEMBERS
The exhibition catalogue will be available for purchase before and after the program.

Ryan McGinley (born 1977, Ramsey, NJ) earned a BFA in graphic design from Parsons School of Design in 2000. The year prior to his graduation from Parsons, McGinley self-published a book titled The Kids Are Alright, which earned him the attention of New York’s art scene. Since then, McGinley’s photographs have been shown at institutions around the world, including MoMA PS1, New York; the National Portrait Gallery, London; Kunsthalle, Vienna; and MACRO, Rome. In 2003, when he was 25, McGinley was the youngest artist to have a solo show at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. His work is in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others. He is represented by Team Gallery, New York and Los Angeles; Ratio 3 Gallery, San Francisco; and Galerie Perrotin, Paris.

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image: Ryan McGinley. Self Portrait Bathroom, 2000. C-print, 16 x 24 inches. Courtesy the artist and Team Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, and © Ryan McGinley.