Gareth James: Gath Jams Lctu Concning Abstaction and Indict Foms of Psntation

Art Department Fall 2009 Lecture Series

Gareth James is a British artist who has been based in New York since 1997. His work has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and Europe including Portikus (Frankfurt), Kunstwerke (Berlin), the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), and P. S. 1 Center for Contemporary Art (New York). He has had recent solo exhibitions at Galerie Christian Nagel, K Franco Soffiantino Arte Contemporanea, Torino, and Elizabeth Dee Gallery (New York). His writing has been published in journals such as Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, and Made in USA, and he has curated several exhibitions including a traveling retrospective of the television and video works of Jean-Luc Godard. James's publications include I Said I Love. That Is the Promise. and ... Ical Krbbr Prodly Prsnts Gart Jas, Jon Klsy, Josf Stra. James has taught at the Whitney Museum of American Art's Independent Study Program, the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and Columbia University, where he is currently an assistant professor in visual art. James was a founding member of Orchard, a co-operatively organized gallery in New York's Lower East Side from 2005 to 2008 and is a founding editor of Scorched Earth, along with fellow artists Sam Lewitt and Cheyney Thompson, a forthcoming journal devoted to questions concerning drawing.