Phong Bui

Phong Bui is an artist, writer, and independent curator (curatorial advisor at MoMA PS1 2007–2010). He is cofounder, editor, and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail and The Brooklyn Rail Editions, as well as host/producer of “Off the Rail” on Art International Radio. As a visual artist, his installations have won the Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Eric Isenbeurger Annual Prize for Installation from the National Academy Museum (2003). Bui has curated forty exhibitions, including Exquisite Fucking Boredom: Polaroids of Emma Bee Bernstein, Microscope Gallery; Ron Gorchov: I Know Where I Am Going, Cheim & Read Gallery; Robert Bergman: Selected Portraits, MoMA PS1; Jack Whitten: Selected Paintings 1968–1970, PS1; and Jonas Mekas: Being Together with Friends Quartets, MoMA PS1. He teaches in the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in art criticism and writing and its MFA program in photography, video, and related media as an adjunct professor, as well as in the Yale University School of Art MFA program in painting and printmaking as a core critic.

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