The New Social Environment#611

On the Nature of Things: Alex Glauber & Alex Fitzgerald

Featuring Alex Glauber, Alex Fitzgerald and David Rhodes


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Alex Glauber & Alex Fitzgerald join Rail Contributor David Rhodes for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading from Ken Taylor.

In this talk

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Alex Fitzgerald

A photo of [Alex Fitzgerald]
Alex Fitzgerald is a Director at Andrew Kreps Gallery.

Alex Glauber

A photo of [Alex Glauber]
Art advisor, independent curator, and teacher, Alex Glauber served as an assistant curator for the Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers corporate art collections which focused on emerging to mid career contemporary artists. In 2009 he founded AWG Art Advisory through which he advises private collectors, corporate collections, foundations, and museums on building and managing collections of contemporary art. He has curated exhibitions at a variety of venues including Bryant Park, the auction house Phillips, and galleries such as Dickinson New York. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York where he teaches Art Business in their Master’s Program and Summer Study Program.

David Rhodes

A portrait of David Rhodes
New York-based artist and writer David Rhodes is originally from Manchester, UK. He is an Editor-at-Large at the Brooklyn Rail and has published reviews in Artforum, artcritical, among other publications. He has paintings in the permanent collections of The Museum of Fine Arts Houston and The Huntington Museum, Los Angeles. He is the author of the monograph Bernard Frize (Lund Humphries, 2019) and has an essay included in the forthcoming book on the paintings of Peter Bradley to be published by Karma, New York, later this year.

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

Ken Taylor

Poet Ken Taylor is author of first the trees, now this (2013), dog with elizabethan collar (2015), self-portrait as Joseph cornell (2016) and  aeromancy garage (2020). He is the founder and co-editor, with Fred Moten, of selva oscura press ( Ken’s current and past projects can be viewed at Hey Clown Ventures (

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