Writers & Artists Respond

Paul D’Agostino

Talk

Thursday, November 29, 2018
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Artist, writer, and curator Paul D’Agostino leads a walkthrough of the exhibition Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918 - 1922, sharing insights into the revolutionary modes of abstraction that emerged in the early 20th century and continue to be relevant today.

About the Speaker:
Paul D’Agostino is an artist, writer, curator, translator and editor based in Brooklyn, NYC. He has had solo exhibitions at Silas Von Morisse Gallery, Life on Mars, Weathervane, Pocket Utopia and Norte Maar, and two-person shows at Lodge Gallery and Slag. His artwork and curatorial activities have been written about in The New York Times, ARTNews, Art Review, The Huffington Post, The New Criterion, Two Coats of Paint, Hyperallergic, ArtFCity, Rough Cuts, Paper Magazine and The Brooklyn Rail, among others. He holds a Ph.D. in Italian Literature and has taught art, language, literature, cinema and interdisciplinary courses at a number of institutions, including Parsons, Brooklyn College, Fordham University and Rutgers, and he is currently MFA Writing Advisor at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. D'Agostino writes in and translates among a number of languages, and he is former Art Editor at Brooklyn Magazine and The L Magazine, and has been Assistant Editor of Journal of Italian Translation for many years. He now contributes pieces to Hyperallergic and other publications. D'Agostino founded Centotto Gallery in Bushwick in 2008, and he has been visiting curator, critic or artist at venues including Queens College, Parsons, Residency Unlimited, NARS Foundation, and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  

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Paul D'Agostino, Anima, 2016. Oil and acrylic on canvas.