David J. Getsy



> My book-in-progress, Queer Behavior: Scott Burton's Postminimalism and
Performance in the 1970s
, has been supported by the 2019 Senior Fellowship
from the Dedalus Foundation. [abstract here]

> In academic year 2020-2021, I will be Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of
American Art at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the
Freie Universität, Berlin

> New essay: "Ten Queer Theses on Abstraction" for the Des Moines Art
Center's exhibition Queer Abstraction (2019)

> Major review essay on Abstract Bodies in TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly
and recent reviews in Oxford Art Journal (2018) and Art Journal (2016)


Recent Exhibitions Curated:

The Gutter Art of Stephen Varble:
Genderqueer Performance in the 1970s, photographs by Greg Day

ONE Archives Foundation Gallery, West Hollywood, California
1 March to 17 May 2019
> Hyperallergic review
> The Pride LA Q&A

Rubbish and Dreams:
The Genderqueer Performance Art of Stephen Varble
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York
29 September 2018 to 27 January 2019
> preview article in the Leslie-Lohman magazine
> New York Times review by Holland Cotter (11 January 2019) [or PDF]
> New York Times T Magazine feature
> Bob Nickas, "Stephen Varble: Now More Than Ever"
> them magazine interview by Emily Colucci
> Screen Slate article on Journey to the Sun
> Vulture.com/New York Magazine article
> Garage Magazine article
> Artforum preview
> New York Times preview

Stephen Varble: An Antidote to Nature's Ruin on this Heavenly Globe,
Prints and Video from the Early 1980s

Institute 193, Lexington, Kentucky
20 October 2018 to 1 December 2018
catalogue launch on 16 November 2018
> interview with Miriam Kienle on researching in Kentucky's queer archives
> catalogue essay: "Stephen Varble's Xerographic Dreams"