The New Social Environment#754

Walter De Maria: Boxes for Meaningless Work

Featuring Michelle White and Amanda Gluibizzi, with J. Gordon Faylor


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Curator Michelle White joins Rail Art Editor Amanda Gluibizzi for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by J. Gordon Faylor.

In this talk

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Michelle White

Photo of Michelle White wearing all black standing in front of a painting.
Based in Houston, Texas, Michelle White is Senior Curator at The Menil Collection and the co-curator of Walter De Maria: Boxes for Meaningless Work. She has organized exhibitions on the work of Richard Serra, Leslie Hewitt, Vija Celmins, Barnett Newman, Allora & Calzadilla, Roni Horn and Mona Hatoum, among others. Her current project is Chryssa & New York, which opens at Dia Chelsea in March.

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 Gordon Faylor reading.

Gordon Faylor

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J. Gordon Faylor is the author of Fort Discloses Guests If You Wait Enough (Smiling Mind Documents, 2022), Sun Shelter Gray (Zahir Editions, 2022), and Registration Caspar (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2016), among other works. He is the former editor of Gauss PDF and the former managing editor of SFMOMA’s Open Space. He currently lives in Brooklyn.

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