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Clemente x 8


On September 5, 2014 The Rubin opens the first museum exhibition devoted to the extensive Indian influences in Francesco Clemente’s work, Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India. To further explore the chief motivations in his life and work, the artist will take to the Rubin stage eight times with eight personalities from very different walks of life. Both artist and guest will bring to the conversation a ‘found object’ that will act as catalyst to a freewheeling conversation. It could roll in any direction…

Wednesday, October 1, 7:00 PM Patti Smith  
Sunday, October 5, 3:00 PM Robert Lepage  
Tuesday, October 7, 7:00 PM Nas  
Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 PM Gelek Rimpoche  
Wednesday, October 22, 7:00 PM Eric Ripert   $45
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Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 PM Billie Tsien   $45
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Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 PM  David Chase   $45
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Sunday, November 9, 3:00 PM Alfonso Cuarón   $45
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The program ticket includes admission (usually $15) to the exhibition both before and after the program.

Clemente has also chosen ten films that have been formative in his life and work for Cabaret Cinema, the museum’s Friday night feature film series which opens with Renoir’s Le Fleuve (The River) on September 28 and runs through December 5.