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Private Viewing of “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star”

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NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star,” 2013. Exhibition view: New Museum. Photo: Benoit Pailley

The New Museum invites its Corporate Members and their employees to view “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star” while the Museum is closed to the public. Featuring over seventy-five artists and spanning all five gallery floors of the Museum, “NYC 1993” provides a synchronic panorama in which established artists and emerging figures of the time are presented alongside the work of authors whose influence has since faded from the discussion. A cultural turning point both nationally and globally, the social and economic landscape of the time served as both the background and source material for these artists, whose works reflect the intersection between art and the world at large that defined the 1990s and continues to shape artistic expression today, addressing issues such as globalism, new technology, and identity politics. Twenty years later, we reconsider the events, debates, and histories that prompted these dramatic changes in art and culture.

Click here to request an invitation. Only requests from Corporate Member email addresses will receive an invitation.


Support for the exhibition is provided by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

Additional funding is provided by Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, the Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte, and the Robert Mapplethorpe Photography Fund.

The accompanying exhibition publication is made possible by the J. McSweeney and G. Mills Publications Fund at the New Museum.

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