Barry Schwabsky, Between Dawn and Dusk: The Mysterious Middle Tuesday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. Fred Lazarus IV Center: Auditorium, 131 W. North Ave. “The Middle Years” artist talks series features art critic of the Nation, Barry Schwabsky. The series will examine the “mid-career” as a perennial problem for artists and the works by notable artists.
Barry Schwabsky is the art critic of The Nation. Schwabsky has been writing about art for the magazine since 2005, and his essays have appeared in many other publications, including Flash Art (Milan), Artforum, theLondon Review of Books and Art in America. His books include The Widening Circle: Consequences of Modernism in Contemporary Art, Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting and several volumes of poetry, the most recent being Book Left Open in the Rain (Black Square Editions/The Brooklyn Rail). Schwabsky has contributed to books and catalogs on artists such as Henri Matisse, Alighiero Boetti, Jessica Stockholder and Gillian Wearing, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, New York University, Goldsmiths College (University of London) and Yale University.