LOS ANGELES, CA.- Donald Kuspit, one of America's most distinguished art critics, is making a rare speaking appearance in Los Angeles at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea Ave., on Friday, January 28, 7:30 p.m. Dr. Kuspit will present A Discussion on Arshile Gorky, on whom he has written and lectured extensively.
In his roles as a critic, art historian, author of countless articles and more than twenty books, Donald Kuspit is among the most respected, prolific and at times provocative commentators on modern and contemporary art.
Donald Kuspit is Professor of Art History at Stony Brook University, New York. Winner of the prestigious Frank Jewett Mather Award for Distinction in Art Criticism given by the College Art Association, he is a Contributing Editor at Artforum, Sculpture, and Tema Celeste magazines, the Editor of Art Criticism, and on the advisory board of Centennial Review.
"An Evening with Donald Kuspit" at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles is sponsored by the Hans G. and Thordis W. Burkhardt Foundation and is free and open to the public, but space is limited. This lecture is presented in conjunction with "Arshile Gorky - The Early Years," an exhibition of 67 works by this important 20th Century artist. The exhibition extends through February 26. Those wishing to attend should R.S.V.P. to (323) 938-5222 to reserve seating.