Raphael Rubinstein presents “Textility: The Presence of Textiles in Contemporary Painting”
a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Rebecca Morris: The Ache of Bright
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Dudley Recital Hall (across the courtyard from Blaffer Art Museum)
Raphael Rubinstein is the author of numerous books of poetry, prose, and criticism, including Critical Mess: Art Critics on the State of Their Practice, The Basement of the Cafe Rilke, and Polychrome Profusion: Selected Art Criticism 1990-2002. Since 1986, his art writing has appeared in Arts, Art News, Art in America, Flash Art, Artforum and other magazines, and has significantly influenced the critical landscape. From 1997–2007, he was Senior Editor for Art in America. Rubinstein has lectured internationally, curated exhibitions and received numerous awards including the French government’s Chevalier dans l’Order de Arts et des Lettres. He is currently professor of critical studies at the University of Houston.