Artist Byron Kim joins Rail Artseen Editor Amanda Gluibizzi for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Shangyang Fang.
In this talk
Artist Byron Kim (b. 1961) received a BA from Yale University and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Among Kim’s numerous awards are the Louise Nevelson Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY (1993), the National Endowment of the Arts Award (1995), and the Robert de Niro, Sr., Prize (2019). His works are in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and National Gallery of Art, among many others. Byron Kim lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and San Diego, CA, and is a Senior Critic at Yale University.
Formerly Associate Professor at Ohio State University, Amanda Gluibizzi is the founding Co-Director of the New Foundation for Art History (NFAH) and Artseen Editor for the Brooklyn Rail. She specializes in mid- and late-20th century art, design, and urbanism in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Amanda is the author of Art and Design in 1960s New York (Anthem Press, 2021).
The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poem, and we’re fortunate to have Shangyang Fang reading.
Poet Shangyang Fang comes from Chengdu, China. A Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he is author of the poetry collection Burying the Mountain (Copper Canyon Press, 2021).