JONATHAN LASKER in conversation with Choghakate Kazarian
The Brooklyn Rail via Zoom
Friday, Oct 8 | 3:00 PM EST
On the occasion of his solo exhibition Born Yesterday: Drawing into Painting, 1987-2020 at Greene Naftali—on view through Saturday, October 23—artist Jonathan Lasker joined The Brooklyn Rail Editor-at-Large Choghakate Kazarian for a conversation. The event concluded with a poetry reading.
Jonathan Lasker (b. 1948) lives and works in New York. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf; The Power Plant Contemporary Art Center, Toronto; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, among others.
Choghakate Kazarian, was formerly a curator at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris and taught at the École du Louvre. She has curated exhibitions on artists such as Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Karel Appel, and Henry Darger, and she has edited various exhibition catalogues and published on postwar art, outsider art, Marcel Duchamp, and Louis Michel Eilshemius. She is Editor-at-Large at The Brooklyn Rail and is a Ph.D. candidate at the Courtauld Institute of Art, where she is writing a dissertation on Albert Pinkham Ryder. She is currently a Terra Foundation fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
To watch the recorded conversation, please visit The Brooklyn Rail's website.