news

2020

Expectation v. Reality in the Art World: On Being an Art Critic‘, Made in Bed magazine, 11 May

evaluator, Arts Writers Grant Program, The Andy Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital

external examiner, MA Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

catalogue essay, ‘Very British with a Hint of America: on the Hybrid Art of Damien Hirst‘, Fondation Cartier, Paris, postponed to Spring 2020

catalogue essay, ‘Phyllida Barlow’, Haus der Kunst Munich, with co-contributor Alex Potts

editor, Fiona Tan. A Reader: With the Other Hand, to be published Autumn 2020, with the Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg

Science Fiction, forthcoming in the ‘Documents of Contemporary Art’ series (MIT Press/Whitechapel), ed. Dan Byrne-Smith, to include The Otolith Group’, The Showroom, Artforum, review, December 2009. 

 

CANCELLED: dj-ing with the Andy Warhol Music Club, Starr Cinema, Tate Modern, London, 27 April, 18.30-19.45, with Alex Needham

CANCELLED: panel chair, ‘Solitude and the Art of Walking‘, with Iain Sinclair and Gus Casely-Hayford, Royal Academy, London, 15 Apr, 6:30pm

CANCELLED: workshop, ‘Writing about Art, for Artists’, Acme Studios, London, 3 June

POSTPONED: book contribution, ‘A Spin in Bayonne: Steven Pippin’s Laundromat-Locomotion, 1997′ in Running, Falling, Flying, Floating,Crawling, ed. Mark Alice Durant, Saint Lucy Books. Contributing Writers: Lynne Tillman, Mia Fineman, Seph Rodney, Maud Casey, Jennifer Blessing, Carol Mavor, Emily LaBarge, Jen Grow, Kate Albers, David Campany, Marvin Heiferman, Leslie Dick, Jean Dykstra, Gilda Williams, Stephen Frailey, David Levi Strauss, Susan Bright, Stephanie LaCava, Cyrus Grace Dunham, Tessa Berring, Tamara Suarez Porras. Publication date, Summer 2020.

 

Recent writings

2020

‘No Martins’, at Jack Bell,  (forthcoming)

Joey Holder‘, at ex-Springhealth Pool and Spa, Artforum (July/Aug)

Myra Greene‘, at Tommaso Corvi-Mora, Artforum

Jade Montserrat, at Iniva, April, Artforum

Andy Warhol at Tate Britain‘, frieze, Mar

Mark Leckey‘, at Tate Britain, Artforum, January 

2019

Nevine Mahmoud‘, at Soft Opening, Artforum September

‘Joyce Pensato’, 1941-2019″, frieze, June

Tracey Emin‘, at White Cube, Artforum, Summer

Annie Ratti’, Amanda Wilkinson, Artforum, May

Beatrice Gibson‘ at Camden Arts Centre, Artforum, April

‘Korakrit Arunanondchai‘ at Carlos/Ishigawa, Artforum, February

Diane Simpson‘, at Herald Street, Artforum, January

 

Recent Speaking/Teaching

2020

teaching, ‘Writing for Artists‘, Goldsmiths MFA, Mar-May (online course)

teaching, ‘Writing for Artists‘, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, Feb

2019

symposium, ‘Autodidacts’, La Fondation Vincent van Gogh, organized by Bica Curiger, with Diedrich Diederichsen, Charlotte Laubard, Wato Tsereteli, Susanne von Falkenhausen, Natsuko Uchino, Raphaela Vogel, Mathis Collins, Peter Herzog, and Giorgi Khoshtaria, Arles. Publication in preparation.

lecture, ‘How to Write About Art’, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London

talk, ‘Art Writing Basics: Writing v. Typing about Art’, The Value of Visual Literacy panel, New College of the Humanities, London

talk and workshop, ‘Absolute Beginners: How to Write about Contemporary Art’, Unity Arts, Hackney, London, Jun

talk and workshop, ‘Writing the Exhibition‘, Whitechapel Gallery, London, Jun

talk and workshop, ‘Writing Artist’s Statements‘, Spike Island, Bristol, May

guest lecturer, UCL, Doha, Qatar, May

talk, In Conversation with Phyllida Barlow’, Royal Academy of Art, London, Apr

‘Documentas 10-14: Lessons in Curating’, Sotheby’s Institute of Art,London, Apr

talk and workshop, ‘Writing Artist’s Statements’, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Mar

‘Hito Steyerl’, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, Mar

talk, ‘Writing Artist’s Statements’, SPACE, with Cedar Lewisohn and Rebecca Morrill, Feb

chair, ‘Writing into Art Symposium‘, with Katrina Palmer, Erica Scourti, Nick Thurston, Duncan Wooldridge, New Contemporaries/South London Gallery/Camberwell College of Arts, London, Feb

presentation, ‘How to Write about Contemporary Art’, Lithuanian edition, Art Book Fair, Vilnius, Feb