In Conversation: Michael Bracewell – The Critic as Artist

In Conversation: Michael Bracewell - The Critic as Artist

Reading Museum

Thursday 26th October 6.30pm

Come and join the University of Reading’s Vice Chancellor Sir David Bell who will be leading a conversation with co-curator Michael Bracewell. Listen in as they discuss The Critic as Artist’s works throughout the Museum, the exhibition concept, and Oscar Wilde’s theories of aesthetics and art criticism.

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Michael Bracewell - Photo: John Foley

Michael Bracewell has written extensively on modern and contemporary British art and has been a contributor to ‘The Burlington’ and ‘frieze’ magazines. His recent publications include ‘The Rise of David Bowie 1972 – 1973’ (with Mick Rock and Barney Hoskyns) and ‘Bridget Riley: Paintings and Related Work’ at the National Gallery, London. He was co-curator of ‘The Secret Public: The Last Days of the British Underground 1978 – 1988’ at Kunstverein München and The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2006) and ‘The Dark Monarch: British Modernism and the Occult’ at Tate St Ives (2009). His selected writings on visual art, ‘The Space Between’ (edited by Doro Globus) was published by Ridinghouse, London in 2011.

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Reading Museum,
Blagrave Street,