Paddy Johnson Art and the Comment Wars: 2005-2018

  • November 9, 2017 7:00 PM

Paddy Johnson is the Founding Editor of the blog Art F City. In addition to her work at AFC, she has been published in magazines such as New York Magazine, The New York Times and The Economist. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2008, she became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Paddy was nominated for best art critic at The Rob Pruitt Art Awards in 2010 and 2013.  In 2014, she was the subject of a VICE profile for her work as an independent art blogger. Paddy maintains an active presence as a curator as well, most recently curating the 2016 animated GIF exhibition Geographically Indeterminate Fantasies for Providence College. 

Lecture will be in the Modern's auditorium. Seating is limited and admission is free.