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Off The Rail

Artist, critic, curator, teacher and newspaperman Phong Bui is now taking his insatiable talent to the airwaves. A man with a voracious appetite for all things artistic, social and cultural, Phong's work has been shown at such galleries at Pierogi, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Wooster Art Space and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, winning him numerous awards and grants from the American Academy of Letters, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the National Academy, among others. He is a curatorial adviser at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and has taught at such institutions as Columbia University, Bard College and the School of Visual Arts. He used the money from his first sold painting to create the venerable arts, culture and politics journal The Brooklyn Rail and the publishing press The Brooklyn Rail/Black Square Editions. He is an unstoppable force of unyielding curiosity.

Here Phong interviews artists, curators, booksellers and anyone else he finds notable and interesting on the cultural landscape. Follow his lead; it's always proved impeccable.



Spaced Out: Psychedelics
Robert Kelly, The Color Mill
Psychedelic Poetry Reading
Beyond Backdrop: Fiction in The Wake of History
Art Destroyed: The INCCA-NA Panel
Battle of the Artist Bands (Saddest Song Wins)
Oh! Sandy! A Remembrance
Irving Sandler & Phong Bui
Surviving Sandy, Artist Interviews
Surviving Sandy, JohnsonSarkissian
John Elderfield on Willem de Kooning
Pat Steir
Joe Bradley
Peter Saul with Irving Sandler
Thomas Nozkowski
Nicky Nodjoumi
Sarah Sze
John Elderfield, Matisse
James Hyde
Gandalf Gavan
Shoja Azari
David Reed
Superflex, Jakeb Fenger & Bjørnstjerne Christiansen
Martin Wilner
Leonard Lopate
Carroll Dunham
Jack Tworkov Retrospective
Will Ryman
Sherman Drexler
Jonas Kyle and Miles Bellamy, Spoonbill & Sugartown
Off the Rail with Phong Bui: Jonas Kyle and Miles Bellamy, Spoonbill & Sugartown
Nicola López
Eleanor Heartney
Dan Simon
Off the Rail with Phong Bui: Chris Martin
Chris Martin