Svetlana Alpers and Alexi Worth
A Conversation about Svetlana Alpers’s New Book "Roof Life"

Svetlana Alpers: Professor Emerita, University of California, Berkeley and Visiting Scholar, Department of Fine Arts, NYU; author of numerous books including The Art of Describing, 1983; The Vexations of Art, 2005; and Roof Life, 2013, published by Yale University Press. Made Painting then for Now with James Hyde and Barney Kulok.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: MICHAEL  BAXANDALL           

 

Alexi Worth: Brooklyn-based artist, represented by DC Moore Gallery. Contributor to Artforum, The New Yorker, ARTnews and numerous other publications.  Recipient of awards from the Guggenheim and Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundations. Currently serving as a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALEXI WORTH, Comma, 2013. Acrylic on nylon mesh, 42 x 36 in. Courtesy of DC Moore Gallery, New York.

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