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Artist Talk: Doug Argue and Donald Kuspit – May 5, 2018


MARC STRAUS is proud to present an artist talk between renowned art critic Donald Kuspit and American artist Doug Argue on Saturday, May 5th at 3pm.

On the occasion of Doug Argue’s inaugural solo exhibition, please join us, artist Doug Argue and renowned art critic Donald Kuspit for an afternoon of critical discussion about art, language and more, on Saturday, May 5th, at 3pm, at MARC STRAUS Gallery, 299 Grand Street New York NY 10002. The talk is open to public and will last for about one hour. Talk starts promptly at 3pm. Please arrive early.

About Donald Kuspit

Donald Kuspit (born March 26, 1935) is an American art critic, poet, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and former professor of art history at the School of Visual Arts. Kuspit is one of America’s most distinguished art critics with many accolades such as the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Distinction in Art Criticism in 1983, the Tenth Annual Award for Excellence in the Arts from the Newington-Cropsey Foundation in 2008 and in 2014 he was the first recipient of the Gabarron Foundation Award for Cultural Thought. He has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, Fulbright Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, Guggenheim Foundation, and Asian Cultural Council, among other organizations. He has doctorates in philosophy (University of Frankfurt) and art history (University of Michigan), as well as degrees from Columbia University, Yale University, and Pennsylvania State University.

He has written numerous articles, exhibition reviews, catalogue essays, lectured at many universities and art schools, curated many exhibitions, and edited several series for UMI Research Press and the Cambridge University Press. Among his books are The Critic Is Artist: The Intentionality of Art (Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984); The End of Art (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004) and many, many more. He has written monographs on individual artists, serves as a contributing editor for several art magazines, and published several books of poetry.

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