The New Social Environment#405

I do fly / After summer merrily: Robert Longo

Featuring Longo and Jason Rosenfeld


2 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. Pacific

Artist Robert Longo joins Rail Editor-at-Large Jason Rosenfeld for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by I.S. Jones.

In this talk

Please note this event will take place at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

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Robert Longo

Photograph of Martin Longo.
Photo by Martin Kunze
Artist Robert Longo (b. Brooklyn, 1953) lives and works in New York. His work is represented in major museums and private collections, including the collections of MoMA, New York; The Broad Collection, Los Angeles; and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Longo is represented by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac; London, Paris, Salzburg. For the last 40 years Longo was represented by Metro Pictures, New York. His debut solo exhibition at his new representation, Pace Gallery, is on view until October 23rd. Another presentation of Longo’s work opens on the seventh floor of Pace’s gallery in New York on November 4th. Currently Longo also has solo exhibitions at the Palm Springs Art Museum, California; and at Guild Hall, East Hampton.

Jason Rosenfeld

A black and white photo of Jason Rosenfeld
Distinguished Chair and Professor of Art History at Marymount Manhattan College Jason Rosenfeld, Ph.D., has curated the exhibitions John Everett Millais (Tate Britain, Van Gogh Museum), Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde (Tate Britain and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.), and River Crossings (Olana and Cedar Grove, Hudson and Catskill, New York). He is a co-author of the monograph Cecily Brown (Phaidon, 2020), and a Senior Writer and Editor-at-Large for the Brooklyn Rail.

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

I.S. Jones

A portrait of I.S. Jones by Nicholas Nichols
Queer American Nigerian poet and music journalist, I.S. Jones is a Graduate Fellow with The Watering Hole and holds fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT Writer’s Retreat, and Brooklyn Poets. I.S. hosts a month-long workshop every April called The Singing Bullet. She is an editor at 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. Her works have appeared or are forthcoming in Guernica, Washington Square Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hobart Pulp, The Rumpus, The Offing, Shade Literary Arts, and elsewhere. Her chapbook Spells Of My Name is forthcoming with Newfound in 2021.

❤️ 🌈 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.