The New Social Environment#839

Luc Tuymans: The Barn

Featuring Tuymans and Jason Rosenfeld, with Lewis Freedman


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist Luc Tuymans joins Rail Editor-at-Large Jason Rosenfeld for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by Lewis Freedman.

In this talk

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Luc Tuymans

Black and white photo of Luc Tuymans
Photo by Alexander Salinas
Luc Tuymans lives and works in Antwerp. His first major museum presentations were held in 1990 at the Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Ostend, Belgium, and the Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent. One of the first artists to be represented by David Zwirner, Tuymans has had seventeen exhibitions with the gallery since joining its roster in 1994. In 2001, the artist represented Belgium at the Venice Biennale to great acclaim. Tuymans has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions at prestigious institutions worldwide, and his works are featured in museum collections worldwide. Tuymans has received numerous awards and honors, including the Medal of Honor, International Congress of Contemporary Painting (ICOCEP), Porto, Portugal (2019) among others.

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 Lewis Freedman reading.

Lewis Freedman

Photo of Lewis Freedman
Lewis Freedman is the name of a poet and person. Books published under this name include Residual Synonyms for the Name of God and I Want Something Other than Time, both from Ugly Duckling Presse. A special handwritten edition of I Want Something Other than Time will be released this summer.

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