The New Social Environment#400

Proclamations from the deep: Caroline Kent

Featuring Kent and Amanda Gluibizzi


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Caroline Kent joins Rail Artseen Editor Amanda Gluibizzi for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Malvika Jolly.

In this talk

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Caroline Kent

A portrait of Caroline Kent
Photo by Adjoa Sutota
Artist and teacher Caroline Kent explores the relationship between language, translation, and abstraction through her enigmatic paintings and drawings. Kent is a recipient of the 2016 McKnight Fellowship for Visual Arts, 2015 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, and a 2009 Jerome Fellowship in Fine Art. Chicago Works: Caroline Kent, a solo exhibition at the MCA Chicago organized by Jadine Collingwood, Assistant Curator, is currently on view through April 2022. Recent solo exhibitions include Five Ways In: Themes from the Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (2019); The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2018), among others. Caroline Kent: Proclamations from the deep, her inaugural exhibition with Casey Kaplan Gallery, is on view through October 23, 2021.

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.
Formerly Associate Professor at Ohio State University, Amanda Gluibizzi is the founding Co-Director of the New Foundation for Art History (NFAH) and Artseen Editor for the Brooklyn Rail. She specializes in mid- and late-20th century art, design, and urbanism in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Amanda is the author of Art and Design in 1960s New York (Anthem Press, 2021).

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

Malvika Jolly

A portrait of Malvika Jolly
Artist, writer, and translator Malvika Jolly (she/her) lives on occupied Munsee, Lenape, and Wappinger land in New York City. Her essays, interviews, and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in Chicago magazine, The Margins, and the South Side Weekly, where she is a regular contributor focusing on visual culture and community history. She is the Special Projects Associate at the Brooklyn Rail.

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