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Artist Talk

Portrait of Yun-Fei Ji. Courtesy the artist; Portrait of John Yau. Photo by Jack Mitchell.

Please join us for a conversation between artist Yun-Fei Ji and writer John Yau on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 3 PM at 48 Walker Street. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

John Yau is an award-winning poet and art critic who has been publishing art criticism since 1978. He is a professor of critical studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. After writing for Art in America and Artforum, he served as the arts editor of The Brooklyn Rail from 2006 to 2011, and then began writing for Hyperallergic Weekend. He was the recipient of the 2018 Jackson Poetry Prize. In 2021, Yau was awarded the Rabkin Prize for excellence in visual arts journalism. His books of art criticism include In the Realm of Appearances: The Art of Andy Warhol and A Thing Among Things: The Art of Jasper Johns, as well as monographs on Wifredo Lam, Thomas Nozkowski, Joe Brainard, Catherine Murphy, A. R. Penck, Richard Artschwager, Pat Steir, Liu Xiaodong, and Kim Tschang-yeul.



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