Allison Katz and Rosanna Mclaughlin: In Conversation
Cornell in Rome Fall 2019 Lecture Series
Allison Katz lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include Muse with a short fuse, Antenna Space, Shangai (2019); Period, Gió Marconi, Milan (2018); and Diary w/o Dates, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston (2018), among others. Recent group exhibitions include Paint, also known as Blood, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (2019); Artists I Steal From, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London (2019); Nightfall, Mendes Wood, Brussels (2018); and Splendor Solis, The Approach, London (2018).
Rosanna Mclaughlin lives and works in London. Her essays and art criticism have been featured in Frieze, ArtReview, BOMB, and The White Review, among other places. In 2017 she was writer-in-residence with the British Council Caribbean, researching the political fallout following the death of the artist Ana Mendieta. Double-Tracking, her collection of satirical essays and short fiction on middle-class duplicities, was published by Little Island Press in 2019. She is the art editor at The White Review.
Over the past five years painter Allison Katz and writer and editor Rosanna Mclaughlin have worked together on a number of projects, including exhibitions, essays, monographs, visual print features, and public talks. At this event, the two will reflect upon their ongoing dialogue and the productive affinities between the disciplines of painting and writing.