Lillian Schwartz: Panel & Conversation with Rebekah Rutkoff, Jon Gertner, and Alex Kitnick

Friday, October 28 from 6 – 8 PM

Magenta Plains is pleased to welcome Rebekah Rutkoff, Jon Gertner, and Alex Kitnick for a panel discussion on Lillian Schwartz this Friday, October 28th from 6 – 8 PM.

REBEKAH RUTKOFF is the author of The Irresponsible Magician: Essays and Fictions (semiotext(e), 2015) and the editor of a forthcoming book about the filmmaker Robert Beavers (Austrian Film Museum, 2017). Her feature on Lillian Schwartz was the cover story for the October issue of Artforum. She is a 2016-18 Princeton Arts Fellow.

JON GERTNER is a writer currently focused on exploring the intersections of science, engineering, economics, and society. Jon’s articles have been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Fast Company, among many others. His first book, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, was published by Penguin Press in 2012 and earned the title of New York Times Best Seller.

ALEX KITNICK is an art historian and critic based in New York, and Brant Family Fellow in Contemporary Arts at Bard College. An editor of numerous volumes, including a collection of John McHale’s writings, The Expendable Reader: Articles on Art, Architecture, Design, and Media, 1951–1979, and October 136 on New Brutalism, he is also a frequent contributor to publications including Artforum, May, October, and Texte zur Kunst. He is currently teaching a course on Experiments in Art and Technology at Bard.