The New Social Environment#730

Ryan Sullivan

Featuring Sullivan and Jason Rosenfeld, with Kelly Hoffer


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Ryan Sullivan joins Rail Editor-at-Large Jason Rosenfeld for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Kelly Hoffer.

In this talk

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Ryan Sullivan

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Ryan Sullivan (b. 1983, New York) studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. He was the subject of a significant solo exhibition at ICA Miami in 2015 with an accompanying catalogue. The artist’s work has also been featured in exhibitions at public institutions including the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2022); The High Line, New York (2019); GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy (2018) and elsewhere. Work by Sullivan is held in numerous public collections, including the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; MoMA Museum of Modern Art, New York; RISD Museum of Art, Providence; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. Sullivan lives and works in New York City.

Jason Rosenfeld

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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 Kelly Hoffer reading.

Kelly Hoffer

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Kelly Hoffer is a poet and book artist. Her first book of poems Undershore was selected by Diana Khoi Nguyen for the 2021 Lightscatter Press Prize, and is forthcoming in spring of 2023. Her book manuscript ‘Fire Series’ was a finalist for the 2021 National Poetry Series and the Georgia Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, American Chordata, TAGVVERK, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, The Bennington Review, and Prelude. She earned an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Literatures in English at Cornell University.

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