Glasstire Presents: DAVE HICKEY IN HOUSTON
Saturday, December 14, 2013
This event is free and open to the public.
Come hear one of the most preeminent
art critics ex-art critics working today. Dave Hickey has a brand new book out, Pirates and Farmers, from Ridinghouse, London. You need to come buy the book and ask him to sign it. Then you need to read it. Then you need to give it to your favorite person as an extra-special holiday present. But first, come hear Dave talk. Really: you don’t want to miss this.
@ Rice University, Houston TX
Sewall Hall 301
Book signing after at Rice Gallery
Copies of Invisible Dragon, Air Guitar, and Dave’s new book, Pirates & Farmers, will be available.
Dave Hickey is one of the the most esteemed cultural critics writing today. The author of The Invisible Dragon: Four Essays on Beauty, and Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy, Hickey’s writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, ArtForum, Interview, Harper’s Magazine, Vanity Fair, Nest, Spin, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. In addition, Hickey has been an executive director of Art in America and a contributing editor at The Village Voice. The onetime director of A Clean Well-Lighted Place gallery in Austin and Reese Palley Gallery in New York City, Hickey curated SITE Santa Fe’s fourth (and best) biennial, “Beau Monde,” in 2001. Born in Fort Worth, he is technically a Texan. He is also technically a genius, having received the MacArthur “Genius Award” in 2001.