On the occasion of Terry Winters new exhibit Knotted Graphs, which comprises two new series of paintings and fourteen graphite drawings and will be on view at Matthew Marks Gallery on West 22nd street until January 24, 2009, the painter welcomed Rail publisher Phong Bui and consulting editors David Levi Strauss and Peter Lamborn Wilson on-site to talk about the new body of work.
Just a day before the opening of her commissioned multimedia installation Pour Your Body Out (7354 Cubic Meters), organized by Klaus Biesenbach, chief curator, Department of Media, which remains on view till February 2, 2009 at the MoMAs atrium, Pipilotti Rist sat down with Rail publisher Phong Bui at the Museum Café to talk about her work.
In the midst of preparation for his one-person exhibit at DCKT Gallery, (January 10February 14, 2009) and a group show Organic Geometry at Nicole Klagsbrun (December 12January 10, 2009) painter Cordy Ryman took a break from his Sunset Park studio to pay a visit to the Rails headquarters to talk with Publisher Phong Bui about his life and work.
I met Larry Fane soon after he had been elected into the National Academy in 2002, not long after I had started working there as a curator. Larry graciously agreed to sit on the Academys Exhibition Committee, and over the course of his two-year term we developed a fondness for one another and a shared affinity for all things sculptural.