DARREN JONES - ART AND ART CRITICISM

My new book, with David Carrier, The Contemporary Art Gallery: Display, Power and Privilege, is out now, by Cambridge Scholars Publishing


Darren Jones is an art critic, artist and curator. His writing has been published in Artforum, ArtUS, Artslant, Artcritical, New Art Examiner, and The Brooklyn Rail.

His studio practice focuses on textual observations of the everyday as commentary on social structures and cultural standards. His art has been covered in The Guardian, Artforum, Huffington Post, The Sunday Post, The Advocate, Hyperallergic, NYArts, The Brooklyn Rail, Artcritical and Scotland on Sunday.

His forthcoming book, The Contemporary Art Gallery, co-authored with David Carrier, discusses the architecture, politics and experience of galleries.

He is currently artist-in-residence at Centraltrak Artist Residency Program of the University of Texas at Dallas

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibition
Nine Inch Will Please a Lady - The Reading Room, Dallas, Texas
Opening Nov 5th 2016

RECENT CRITICAL WRITING

BELIEVE ME: Trump's Pussy Riot and Artists' Abandonment of Their Political Legacy
ARTSLANT

Changing Treasons: Why New York's Top Critics Need to Resign
ARTSLANT original - Now re-published in the relaunched NEW ART EXAMINER

The Fascism of Art History
ARTSLANT