​​Three Readings: Wayne Koestenbaum, Darinka Novitovic, and Frederick Weston

Sunday March 4th, 2018 

Wayne Koestenbaum 
is a poet, cultural critic, and visual artist working in painting and drawing. He lives in New York City, where he is Distinguished Professor of English at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Koestenbaum has exhibited his drawings and paintings at White Columns, NY and 356 S. Mission Rd., Los Angeles, and has performed most recently at The Kitchen, NY, The Renaissance Society, Chicago and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. 

Darinka Novitovic 
studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and exhibited her paintings at Feature Inc. in Chicago. Recent group exhibitions include Foundation Barbin Presents: Redeux (Sort of), Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York and Lost Horizon/Head Shop, Exile Gallery, Berlin. Novitovic's work has been included in Restaurant Florent’s Bi-Decade{nt} Retrospective, White Columns, NY and Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, MOMA/PS1, LIC, New York curated by Bob Nickas with Steve LaFreniere.  

Frederick Weston 
was born in Memphis, Tennessee, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and currently lives and works in New York City. He is a self-taught artist who studied fashion design and participated in the club scene in Detroit before moving to New York to enter the world of art and fashion. Weston’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions and programs with Visual AIDS including panels at La Mama Gallery and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. His work was also included in Tag, curated by Nayland Blake at the ICA Philadelphia.