The New Social Environment#168

A Conversation on Warhol: Blake Gopnik with Amanda Gluibizzi


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Critic and author Blake Gopnik will be in conversation with Rail ArtSeen Editor Amanda Gluibizzi. We’ll conclude with a poetry reading from Sharon Mesmer.

In this talk

Blake Gopnik

Blake Gopnik
Blake Gopnik began his career as an academic, with a doctorate from Oxford, but since 1998 has been chief art critic at the Globe and Mail in Toronto, the Washington Post and Newsweek. He has been a critic-at-large for ArtNet News and is a regular contributor to the New York Times. His most recent publication is a 2020 biography of American artist Andy Warhol titled “Warhol” (Ecco Press, Penguin Books, 2020)

Amanda Gluibizzi

This is a sunny portrait of the Rail's Art Editor, Amanda Gluibizzi with houses in the background and a blue sky. Gluibizzi is wearing a yellow shirt and sunglasses.
Amanda Gluibizzi is an ArtSeen editor at The Brooklyn Rail. An art historian, she is the co-director of The New Foundation for Art History and the author of Art and Design in 1960s New York (forthcoming).

The Rail has a tradition of ending our conversations with a poetry reading, and we’re fortunate to have Sharon Mesmer reading.

Sharon Mesmer

A black and white photograph of poet Sharon Mesmer, with her arms crossed, near a statue of a lion.
Esther Levine
Sharon Mesmer is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and teacher. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Paris Review, the Rail, and many others. She teaches literature and creative writing at NYU and the New School.

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