Studio Art MFA Food for Thought Lecture Series: Daniel Grant

Prolific arts writer Daniel Grant will discuss his books and newspaper writing this Friday, July 8, at 5 pm in Hamilton Hall’s CBS Auditorium. The University Libraries has many of his books, including:

The Business of Being an Artist (New York: Allworth Press, 2010). Find it in the Greenfield Library, call number 706.8 G767b 2010.

The Fine Artist’s Career Guide: Making Money in the Arts and Beyond (New York: Allworth Press, 2004). Find it in Greenfield Library, call number 702.3 G767f 2004.

How to Start and Succeed as an Artist (New York: Allworth Press, 1997). Find it in Greenfield Library, call number 702.3 G767h.

To see all of Mr. Grant’s books in the University Libraries’ collection, search for him as author Grant, Daniel. You can also read many of his newspaper articles in LexisNexis (use Combined Search to search for “Daniel Grant”; if you are off campus, you will be prompted to log in first).

Studio Art MFA Food for Thought Lecture Series: Matthew Higgs

Photograph of a Book (John Currin)
Photograph of a Book (John Currin)

Curator and artist Matthew Higgs will discuss his work as director of White Columns as well as his artwork this Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at 6pm in Hamilton Hall’s CBS Auditorium. Mr. Higgs has been director and chief curator of White Columns, an alternative art space in New York City, since 2004. He has also internationally exhibited his own artwork and is represented by Murray Guy in New York City.

Read his introduction to Elizabeth Peyton (New York: Rizzoli, 2005) in Greenfield Library, call number 759.1 P468h. Also, search “Matthew Higgs” as a keyword phrase in the UArts Libraries’ catalog to find more books to which he has contributed.

“Matthew Higgs: The Director of White Columns in New York”  in Modern Painters v. 23, no. 1 (February 2011) is a brief interview with the curator. The full text of this article is available in WilsonWeb (you will have to login first, if you are off campus).

In “Matthew Higgs” in Art Papers v. 30, no. 5 (September/October 2006), Adam Thompson reviews Higgs’ exhibition What Goes Around Comes Around at Murray Guy. The full text of this article is also available in WilsonWeb.