Panel: Material Reality

ATOA (Artists Talk on Art) Panel Discussion about the material aspect in Heide Hatry’s work.

In all of Hatry’s projects the material itself is the reality to which she wants to draw attention and through which she wishes to stimulate thought about who we are, what we have done, and what is at stake in our passage through the world.

Expect a discussion to revolve around such themes with reference to how the material of which the work is made creates a space in which certain reflections are inevitable, in which the normally invisible becomes not only visible but insistent, how knowledge affects our understanding of beauty, and how the dynamic of appearance and reality, or semblance and truth, can be invoked in ostensibly simple images.

Laila Pedro, editing manager of Hyperallergic
Marc Pachter, Director Emeritus of the National Portrait Gallery
JW McCormack, writer and critic for VICE, the New York Times
John Wronoski, rare bookseller and art dealer
Heide Hatry, artist


The National Arts Club

15 Gramercy Park S
New York, New York

Tuesday, November 28 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM

The National Arts Club is a private club founded in 1898 in the Samual Tilden Mansion on Gramercy Park. While the club’s facilities are members-only, our events are free and open to the public.​

Start Date

November 28, 2017

End Date

November 28, 2017


06:30 PM - 08:00 PM


15 Gramercy Park S New York, NY 10003

Event Type


More Information



[contact-form-7 id=”298″ title=”Contact form”]