The New Social Environment#50

Chris Martin with Raymond Foye

Featuring Martin and Foye


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Chris Martin joins Rail Consulting Editor Raymond Foye for a conversation.

In this talk

Chris Martin

A drawing of Chris Martin by Phong Bui
Portrait by Phong H. Bui
Working from a heterogeneous array of cultural traditions, Chris Martin (b. 1954, Washington, D.C.) makes paintings that serve as living documents of the eternal present. Chris Martin has been the subject of solo exhibitions at institutions worldwide, and his paintings are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Museum of Contemporary Art Denver; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among other museums. Paintings, a career-spanning monograph, was published by Skira in 2017. Martin lives and works in Brooklyn and the Catskills, New York.

Raymond Foye

Portrait of Raymond Foye by Phong H. Bui
Portrait by Phong H. Bui
Writer, curator, editor, and publisher Raymond Foye is based in New York City. He is a Consulting Editor of the Brooklyn Rail, and a regular contributor to the Gagosian Quarterly. From 1986-96 he was the editor and publisher (with Francesco Clemente) of Hanuman Books. From 1990-95 he worked as director of exhibitions and publications at Gagosian Gallery in New York. He received the American Book Award for The Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman (co-edited with Tate Swindell), and he recently co-edited (with George Scrivani) The Golden Dot: Last Poems 1997-2000 by Gregory Corso (Lithic Press, 2022). He represents the Estate of Jordan Belson.

โค๏ธ ๐ŸŒˆ We'd like to thank the The Terra Foundation for American Art for making these daily conversations possible, and for their support of our growing archive.