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Ethical Criticism

We have “mastered” aesthetic criticism. Now it’s time for an ethical one

In Conversation

JOCK REYNOLDS with Phong Bui

After the successful renovation of Yale University Art Gallery, Jock Reynolds paid an early morning visit to the Rail’s headquarters to talk to Rail Publisher Phong Bui about his adventurous life and work.

In Conversation


Alex Bacon visited Francesco Clemente in his Greenpoint studio to discuss the painter’s political, spiritual, and aesthetic convictions. They conclude by bringing all this to bear on Clemente’s latest exhibition, Clemente > Brazil > Yale, at the Yale School of Art, April 1 – June 2, 2013.

In Conversation

VINCENT KATZ with Phong Bui

It would be difficult to imagine interdisciplinary studies in graduate programs in the last two decades without acknowledging the inventive pedagogy of Black Mountain College.

In Conversation

Blighted Luminance
UGO RONDINONE with Jarrett Earnest

Rondinone met with Jarrett Earnest to discuss isolation, the treachery of language, and his new installation in Rockefeller Plaza, Human Nature (April 23 – June 7, 2013, organized by Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer).


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2013

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