Rapheal Rubinstein's books

Raphael Rubinstein is a New York-based poet and art critic whose numerous books include Polychrome Profusion: Selected Art Criticism 1990-2002 (Hard Press Editions), The Afterglow of Minor Pop Masterpieces (Make Now) and The Miraculous (Paper Monument). He edited the anthology Critical Mess: Art Critics on the State of their Practice (Hard Press Editions). The Miraculous has been translated into French by Marcel Cohen and published by Editions Greges. From 1997 to 2007 he was a senior editor at Art in America, where he continues to be a contributing editor. He is currently professor of critical studies at the University of Houston. In 2002, the French government presented him with the award of Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters. In 2010, his blog The Silo won a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.

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  1. Robert Boyd says:

    Hi. I recently discovered this site because of a mention in Glasstire. I wanted you to know that I wrote a review of your anthology, Critical Mess, years after it was published. The review is here: http://thegreatgodpanisdead.blogspot.com/2010/03/is-there-crisis-in-art-criticism.html

    I am enjoying The Silo and look forward to seeing more.

  2. Raphael.
    Just wanted to congratulate you on an Amazing piece in the new Art In America. It was nice to read about Schnabel in a way that writers of the past have sometimes shied away from. I have always admired his virility as a painter. Though I think it’s his writings that have made me more a fan of his. His book CVJ is a fantastic collection of writings that I would recommend to anyone interested in art or painting. Especially the part where he describes his meeting with Brice Marden…my personal favorite part of the book.

    Anyway, thanks again for this writing. Looking forward to reading more of your papers.
    Cheers. Jeffrey

  3. MF says:

    Your recent article in Art in America, The Big Picture. Reconsidering Julian Schnabel, was fantastic. The artwork was well-described and comparisons to various art movements were well calculated. I am extremely impressed.

  4. Eric Dever says:

    Thank you for your “Provisional Painting” articles, they have meant alot to me.

  5. Thank you for the GREAT Colescott piece. Robert remains unduly under-recognized and we’re really hoping that changes!

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