The New Social Environment#786
Josephine Halvorson: Unforgotten
Featuring Halvorson and Eleanor Heartney, with Lisa Rogal
1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific
Artist Josephine Halvorson joins Eleanor Heartney for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Lisa Rogal.
In this talk
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Artist Josephine Halvorson makes art that foregrounds firsthand experience and takes the form of painting, sculpture, and printmaking. Born in Brewster, Massachusetts, she studied at The Cooper Union (BFA 2003), Yale Norfolk (2002), and Columbia University (MFA 2007). In 2021, she was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Halvorson is the recipient of major international residencies and fellowships such as the Harriet Hale Woolley at the Fondation des États-Unis in Paris, France (2007-8), and was the first American pensionnaire at the French Academy in Rome at the Villa Medici (2014-15). She is a subject of Art21’s documentary series New York Close Up. She is Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting at Boston University.
New York-based art critic Eleanor Heartney is the author of numerous books on contemporary art. Heartney is a Contributing Editor for Art in America and has written extensively for publications including Artnews, The New Art Examiner, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. She is author of several noteworthy books about art, such as Art & Today (2008), Postmodern Heretics: The Catholic Imagination in Contemporary Art (2004), co-author of After the Revolution: Women who Transformed Contemporary Art (2007) (winner of the Susan Koppelman Award), and most recently, Doomsday Dreams: The Apocalyptic Imagination in Contemporary Art (2019). She is an Editor-at-Large for the Rail.
The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Lisa Rogal reading.
Lisa Rogal is a poet and teacher living in Brooklyn. She is the author of la belle indifference (Cuneiform Press, 2020), Feed Me Weird Things (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017), Morning Ritual (United Artists Books, 2015), and The New Realities (Third Floor Apartment Press, 2013).
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