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Artists in conversation: Rochelle Feinstein with Elisa R. Linn and Lennart Wolff

The architecture of painting


Wednesday 10 October 2018
6.30 — 7.30pm

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Rochelle Feinstein, Before and After, 1999.

Oil on canvas and linen. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich. Photo Simone Gaensheimer.

At this event, painter Rochelle Feinstein, curator Elisa R. Linn and architect Lennart Wolff discuss the attitudes, attributes and conventions embedded in the practice of painting in relation to wider political, economic and societal issues.

Rochelle Feinstein is a painter working across varied media. In 2015-16, a critically-acclaimed retrospective of her work was exhibited at three different institutions in Germany and Switzerland, taking on slightly different forms in each venue. In November 2018 a fourth installation of her work, Image of an Image, opens at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York City and in London, the exhibition Rainbow Room/The Year in Hate will open 30 September at Campoli Presti Gallery.

Feinstein’s works appear in numerous public and private collections around the world, and have been featured in Artforum, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The New Yorker Magazine. She was a recipient of a 2017-2018 Rome Prize Fellowship in Visual Arts American Academy in Rome and she is Emerita Professor of Painting and Printmaking at the Yale School of Art, Yale University. Feinstein was born in the Bronx and lives and works in New York City.

Elisa R. Linn is a curator and writer based in Berlin and New York, and a graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Curatorial Program. Her writing has appeared in publications and magazines including frieze, Kaleidoscope and Artforum. Together with Lennart Wolff she co-founded the curatorial project km temporaer. Recent and upcoming projects include performances, screenings and exhibitions at institutions such as Neuer Aachener Kunstverein (2015), British School at Rome (2018), Bronx Museum (2018), Whitney Museum of American Art (2018), South London Gallery (2018) and the German Center for Architecture (Berlin, 2018).

Lennart Wolff is an architect and curator based in Berlin. He graduated from the Architectural Association, London. In 2018 he co-founded the AA Visiting School Zurich. He has written for magazines like frieze, Kaleidoscope and Cura.

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Wednesday 10 October 2018

6.30 — 7.30pm

The Benjamin West Lecture Theatre, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

£10, £6 concessions