FORTHCOMING PROJECTS

Transmissions. For curated_by 2019. Hosted by Vin Vin Gallery. Vienna, Austria. Nina Canell, K.R.M. Mooney, Nathlie Provosty, Jesse Stecklow, Lewis Stein 

FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS 

“The Black Paintings.” Ad Reinhardt. New York: David Zwirner Gallery

"Image and Surface: Joe Zucker's Painterly Process." Joe Zucker. London: Thames & Hudson

 

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Walter Darby Bannard: 1959-1962. Miami: Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

"Christodoulos Panayiotou on Emma Kunz: Interview." Artforum.com

“In Conversation with Robert Grosvenor.” The Brooklyn Rail

"Critics' Pick: K.r.m. Mooney." Artforum.com

Black Hole. Art and Materiality from Informal to Invisible. Bergamo: GAMeC

"Keith Sonnier: Interview." Artforum.com

Gary Kuehn: Il diletto del praticante. Bergamo and Milan: GAMeC and Mousse Publishing

“The Ethics of Martin Barré.” Martin Barré. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery

"Rita McBride: Interview." Artforum.com

"Agenda New York: Lewis Stein at Essex Street." Mousse

"Interview." Mary Corse. New York: Inventory Press

"Transmissions." Contingencies: Arte Povera and After. New York: Luxembourg & Dayan

"Niele Toroni's Extendability." Niele Toroni. New York: Swiss Institute 

RECENT PROJECTS & EVENTS

Invited lecture in conjunction with Walter Darby Bannard: 1959-1962. Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami. Miami, FL

"The Review Panel." Panelist with Svetlana Alpers, Ken Johnson and David Cohen. Brooklyn Public Library

"Alex Bacon on Hanne Darboven." Invited lecture in conjunction with Hanne Darboven: Cultural History, 1880-1983. Dia Art Foundation: New York, NY

Roy Colmer. New York: Lisson Gallery

Material Concerns and Current Practices. Panel series organized by Alex Bacon for the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation. Artists Mark Barrow, Nina Beier, Tony Lewis, Ken Okiishi, Analia Saban, Ryan Sullivan, Kaari Upson, Mary Weatherford, and Margo Wolowiec. Respondents Johanna Burton, Suzanne Hudson, and Ruba Katrib

 

 

 

ALEX BACON is a Curatorial Associate at the Princeton University Art Museum. He is an art historian based in New York City who regularly writes criticism and organizes exhibitions of both contemporary and historical art. Among his publications Bacon is co-editor, with Hal Foster, of a collection of essays on Richard Hamilton (MIT Press, 2010), as well as the author of texts in various exhibition catalogs and edited volumes on artists such as Francis Alÿs, Mary Corse, Ad Reinhardt, Niele Toroni and Stanley Whitney. He has written for numerous publications, including Artforum.com, Art in America, the Brooklyn Rail, Mousse and Rhizome. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts, and has served as a guest critic in the graduate painting departments of the Rhode Island School of Design and AKV/St. Joost. He has curated numerous exhibitions, the most recent of which is a presentation at Lisson Gallery, New York of the spray paintings and photographs of Roy Colmer. He has spoken at various institutions, including Harvard; the ICA, London; The New Museum; and the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt. He is currently completing his PhD in art history at Princeton, with a dissertation on the first decade of Frank Stella’s career.

 

alex.j.bacon@gmail.com

 

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