Artist Talk: Simon Dinnerstein & John Yau in Conversation

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On Sunday, May 19, from 3–5 PM, Simon Dinnerstein will visit the Art Center for a conversation with art critic and poet John Yau.

Simon Dinnerstein is an American figurative artist, best known for his masterwork, The Fulbright Triptych. In addition to 33 one-man exhibitions, Dinnerstein has been the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to German and a Rome Prize for study in Italy at the American Academy in Rome.

John Yau is a poet and art critic, whose books of criticism include In the Realm of Appearances: The Art of Andy Warhol (Ecco, 1993), A Thing Among Things: The Art of Jasper Johns (D.A.P., 1997), and The Passionate Spectator: Essays on Art and Poetry (University of Michigan Press, 2006). He was a distinguished visiting critic at the Pratt Institute Graduate School of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, and School of Visual Arts in the late 1980s. He is a professor of critical studies in the visual arts department at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He resides in New York City.

This artist talk is free and open to the public. Tickets can be reserved here. Dinnerstein’s current exhibition, Revisiting the Fulbright Triptych, will be on display at the Art Center through June 16.

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