Western Front is pleased to present an artist talk by New York based artist, curator and publisher Matthew Higgs.
Since 2004 Matthew Higgs (New York, USA) has been the director and chief curator of White Columns, New York City’s oldest alternative art space. Over the past 15 years he has organized more than 200 exhibitions and projects with artists in Europe, the United States and Canada. Recent projects include a survey of the work of the San Francisco-based artist William Scott (2008), Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Words Fail Me (2007), Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; and Exhibitionism: An Exhibition of Exhibitions (2007), Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson. He has contributed texts to more than 50 publications, including recent books on Ken Price, John Baldessari, Kay Rosen, Dave Muller, and John McCracken. He is a regular contributor to Artforum. He has most recently exhibited his work in a series of exhibitions with Margaret Lee at The Green Gallery, Milwaukee (2012); International Art Objects, Los Angeles (2013); Murray Guy, New York (2013) and Team Gallery, New York (2014.).
Presented in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition Reading Works: Matthew Higgs and Ian Wallace at The Apartment, May 31 – July 26, 2014.