MFA Critic Lecture: Joseph Grigely
Joseph Grigely has exhibited extensively in Europe and the United States. His work is in collections that include the Tate Modern, London; the Kunstmuseum, Bern; SMAK, Ghent; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Recent exhibitions include the Grazer Kunstverein, Graz; the Mu.ZEE museum, Ostende; the FRAC Île-de-France/Le Plateau, Paris; the Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and the Centre Pompidou, Metz. His work was part of the Whitney Biennial in New York and the Dallas Biennial. In 2007 the Baltimore Contemporary and the Tang Museum published a monograph on his work, Joseph Grigely: St. Cecilia. Grigely’s books include Textualterity: Art, Theory, and Textual Criticism (1995), Conversation Pieces (1998), Blueberry Surprise (2006), Exhibition Prosthetics (2010), and more recently Oceans of Love: The Uncontainable Gregory Battcock (2016). He lives and works in Chicago, where he is Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.