Posts Tagged ‘Dave Hickey’

Why chromophobia of #MeToo does not make any sense

  The #MeToo’ers got their aesthetic affiliation all wrong as they went for Puritanism—one of history’s archetypal patriarchies. In my latest contribution to The New Criterion, I discuss how the movement’s desire to disassociate itself from traditional trappings of femininity, including color, is incongruent with their professed embrace of the oppressed “other.” Below is the […]

I am shocked! Why risqué paintings do not need warning labels

#MeToo is in the news again (still), now going after paintings with unpalatable content. My article “A Warning about the Balthus Warning,” just posted in the Dispatch section of The New Criterion. It explains why it is a very bad idea to decide whether an artwork deserves to grace museum walls based on how offensive […]

Read ‘The title of artist has to be earned’ by Peter Nowogrodzki in The Guardian (June 14)

Times Literary Supplement (TLS — May 27) book review of Wasted Words and Dust Bunnies by art critic Dave Hickey & art historian Julia Friedman

Wasted Words and Dust Bunnies
Public Events and Book Signings

• Wednesday, May 11 Dave Hickey In Conversation with Julia Friedman at UCLA Hammer Museum Los Angeles, CA • Thursday, May 12 Celebrate the publication of 25 Women: Essays on Their Art and for a discussion with author Dave Hickey introduced by Dr. Julia Friedman Artbook @ Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Los Angeles, CA • Friday, April 15 Dave Hickey […]

Photos From Dave Hickey In Conversation with Julia Friedman at UCLA Hammer Museum, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 — and at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel on Thursday, May 12, 2016

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UCLA Hammer Museum Conversations — Livestream Video: Art Critic Dave Hickey speaking with Art Historian Julia Friedman (5.11.16)

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SITE Santa Fe — Full Length Video: Art Critic Dave Hickey speaking with Art Historian Julia Friedman (4.15.16)

SITE Santa Fe — YouTube Video Trailer: Art Critic Dave Hickey speaking with Art Historian Julia Friedman (4.15.16)

Photos From SITE Santa Fe Discussion With Dave Hickey and Julia Friedman 04.15.2016