The New Social Environment#810
Featuring Minter, Ksenia M. Soboleva, and Andrew Woolbright, with Drew Zeiba
1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific
Artist Marilyn Minter joins Rail contributor Ksenia M. Soboleva and Rail Editor-at-Large Andrew Woolbright for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Drew Zeiba.
In this talk
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Marilyn Minter is an artist based in New York. Her work has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including a recent exhibition, All Wet, at MOCO Montpellier, France in 2021. From 2015 through 2017, her retrospective, Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, traveled to the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (TX); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (CO); the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (CA); and the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (NY). Minter is represented by LGDR, New York, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong/Seoul, and Baldwin Gallery, Aspen.
Ksenia M. Soboleva
New York-based writer and art historian Dr. Ksenia M. Soboleva specializes in queer art and culture. She holds a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with a dissertation titled “Fragments: Art, AIDS, and Lesbian Identity in the United States.” Her writings have appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, BOMB Magazine, Hyperallergic, art-agenda, and various exhibition catalogues. She has curated exhibitions at Candice Madey Gallery, La MaMa Galleria, and Assembly Room. Soboleva was the 2020-2021 Jan and Marica Vilcek Curatorial Fellow at the Guggenheim Museum. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender and LGBTQ+ History at the New York Historical Society, and Adjunct Professor of Art History at NYU.
Artist, curator, and critic Andrew Woolbright is based in Brooklyn, New York, and is an MFA graduate from RISD in painting. Woolbright is the founder and director of the gallery Below Grand located on the Lower East Side in New York. In addition to curating, he is an Editor-at-Large at the Brooklyn Rail. In 2021, Woolbright curated the show Density Betrays Us with Angela Dufresne and Cash Ragona at the Hole; and curated shows at Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and Hesse Flatow in the summer or 2022. He currently teaches at School of Visual Arts and Pratt Insititute and is a 2021-2022 resident at the Sharpe Walentas Studio Program in Dumbo.
The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Drew Zeiba reading.
Drew Zeiba writes between fiction and criticism. Recently, their work’s been in Fence, Document Journal, PIN–UP, New York Magazine, and the monograph Steve Schapiro: Andy Warhol and Friends (Taschen).
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