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Michele Gerber Klein

MICHELE GERBER KLEIN is a writer, collector, and philanthropist who lives in New York and frequently interviews her artist friends.

In Conversation

CARL ANDRE with Michèle Gerber Klein and Phong Bui

On the occasion of Carl Andre’s monograph Carl Andre: Things in Their Elements by Alistair Rider (Phaidon, 2011), and his forthcoming retrospective at Dia Art Foundation (March – December 2013), the sculptor/poet welcomed contributing editor Michèle Gerber Klein and publisher Phong Bui to his West Village home to talk about his life and work.

A Profile of VIK MUNIZ

Famous for his frequently disturbing photographic experiments with allusion and contextual re-adaptation, Muniz is almost boyish in person.

In Conversation

DIANE ARBUS: THE FIRST CHAPTER
JEFF ROSENHEIM with Michèle Gerber Klein

Famous for her flagrant fragility and power to horrify, Diane Arbus who according to Judith Thurman “raised the bar of audacity for imagining how far a woman can go by going too far,” is a legend whose celebrity seems constantly on the verge of overshadowing her oeuvre.

T. J. WILCOX

T.J. Wilcox’s aerie 16 stories above the pavement on East 17th Street in what seems, when you’re there, like the middle of Manhattan is an essentially vacant, glass rectangle surrounded by a round roof, or perhaps it’s a terrace, which provides a three-dimensional view of New York.

A Profile of SHIRIN NESHAT

Annina Nosei said of Shirin Neshat’s work, that “her ground as an artist: emotional-cultural and political is clear.” I always felt this to be an apt distillation of what makes the now-iconic inscribed photographs so accessibly compelling—or compellingly accessible, as the case may be.

Stealing Time: Emma Bee Bernstein

The daughter of artist Susan Bee and poet Charles Bernstein and sister of artist and writer Felix Bernstein, Emma Bee Bernstein, was a beautiful, brilliant, and prolific third-generation artist whose mysterious suicide at 23 in the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy, in 2008 shocked and saddened her friends and family and the New York art world.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2020

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