Posts Tagged ‘Debra Balken’

Balken Curated Mark Tobey Retrospective Opens 11/04

Debra Balken (Senior Lecturer, Graduate Commons) curated a Mark Tobey retrospective, which was installed at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice during the summer of 2017. This exhibition will open at the Addison Gallery of American Art on the 4th November 2017 and run through 11th March 2018. The exhibition represents the first overview of the Mark […]

Bricker Talk ‘Philip Guston’s Poor Richard’ 11/17/16

  Debra Bricker (Graduate Studies) will discuss her book ‘Philip Guston’s Poor Richard’ as part of the Huaser & Wirth (548 W. 22nd Street, New York) exhibition entitled Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975 on 17th November 2016 at 6:00PM. ‘Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975’, […]

Balken articles published

Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) has recently published: “Pedestals,” in Arlene Shechet, All At Once, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Prestel, 2015. The essay addresses the role of the pedestal in Arlene Shechet’s work for the exhibition catalogue that accompanies the twenty year survey of Shechet’s work currently installed at the ICA, Boston. She is also […]

Balken curating at Venice Biennale

Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) is curating a retrospective exhibition devoted to the mid-century American artist, Mark Tobey, which will open at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection with the Venice Biennale in 2017. Thereafter, the show will travel to the Addison Gallery of American Art. She also has an upcoming book review of Jed Perl’s American Art […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-November to review project proposals submitted for its Fall 2014 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: John Caserta, Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, to support printing costs related to the project for/with/in. Farrin Abbas Zadeh, Lecturer in History of Art + Visual Culture, […]

Balken article in Art in America

An article by Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) will be published in Art in America, May, 2014. The article, “Harold Rosenberg vs. the Aesthetes,” describes Harold Rosenberg’s ongoing tussling with formalist art critics, which escalated during the 1960s. At stake was his existential view of the artist as a figure who had become increasingly challenged by conformist […]

Balken on Harold Rosenberg & the American Art Establishment

Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) will be giving a lecture at University of Texas, Austin, February 26, 2014. In her lecture, on Harold Rosenberg and the American Art Establishment, she will discuss some of the ways in which Harold Rosenberg’s key essay, “The American Action Painters,” both galvanized and polarized mid-century American artists and critics. […]

Debra Balken at MoMA and SVA

Independent writer and curator Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) will lecture on Harold Rosenberg at the Museum of Modern Art and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her talks discuss some of the ways in which Harold Rosenberg’s key essay “The American Action Painters” both galvanized and polarized mid-century American artists and […]

RISD nominees for New England Journal of Aesthetic Research Awards

Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) has been nominated for awards in three categories of the New England Journal of Aesthetic Research’s New England Art Awards: “Book by a local writer about local art” for her book “John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury”; Historical Show  and Solo Show for “John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury,” Portland Museum of […]