Paul Laster

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, independent curator, artist, and lecturer. He is a New York desk editor at ArtAsiaPacific and a contributing editorat FLATT Magazine and ArtBahrain. He was the founding editor of and; started The Daily Beast's art section;and was art editor of and Russell Simmons OneWorld magazine. He is a frequent contributor to Time Out New York, Art in America, Modern Painters, ArtPulse, Flash Art, Newsweek, Bomb Magazine,,,,, On­, and has written for New York Observer, Interview, Paper, Avenue, Tema Celeste, amNew York, and And, back in the day, Laster was an Adjunct Curator of Photography at PS1 Contemporary Art Center (now MoMA PS1.)

articles by this author

The Opening of Beautiful Beast at the New York Academy of Art

DISTURBING INNOCENCE, curated by Eric Fischl, at the FLAG Art Foundation

Djordje Ozbolt: More paintings about poets and food at Hauser & Wirth

Transfigurations: Modern and Contemporary Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Holiday e-Greetings from Around the World

Miami Nice! A Visual Diary of Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014

A Conversation with Jennifer Rubell

Prospect.3: Notes for Now in New Orleans

FotoFocus Biennial 2014

Robert Motherwell: The East Hampton Years, 1944-1952

Out at EXPO CHICAGO 2014

Talking Painting With Fabian Marcaccio

Carl Ostendarp BLANKS at Elizabeth Dee

ArtCrush 2014 and the Opening of the Aspen Art Museum

Awol Erizku: The Only Way Is Up

Rhonda Wall: Everything Happens at the Same Time

Interview with McDermott & McGough

The American Flag in Contemporary Art

MoMA PS1 Benefit Gala at the Museum of Modern Art, June 25, 2014

Looking at Jeff Koons

Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up at the Stedelijk

My Generation: Young Chinese Artists

NEWD Art Show

A Hard-Hat Tour of the New Whitney Museum of American Art

Reed Anderson at Pierogi

TEFAF in Pictures

Laurence Aëgerter at the Hermitage Amsterdam

January 2014: Amir H. Fallah at The Third Line

January 2014: FILM REVIEW: The Remaking of the Rijksmuseum

December 2013: Holiday e-Greetings from Around the World

December 2013: Danny Simmons Talks Smartphone Art

December 2013: A Time for KAWS

October 2013: Robert Therrien @ Albright-Knox Art Gallery

September 2013: Texas Biennial 2013

September 2013: Meet the Makers of the Art Documentary Cutie and the Boxer

July 2013: Art Southampton

July 2013: LongHouse Reserve White Night

July 2013: ArtHamptons

June 2013: The Summer Party at The Glass House

June 2013: A Conversation with Richard Smith

December 2012: Holiday e-Greetings from Around the World

December 2012: A Holiday Wish List, Filled With Artists Objects

November 2012: Mike Solomon - Returning to the Mark @ Salomon Contemporary

November 2012: Backstage at the Making of Gregory Crewdson’s Surreal Pictures

October 2012: Texas Contemporary

July 2012: artMRKT Hamptons Opening

April 2012: Art Does Dallas

Jan Fabre: The Years of the Hour Blue @ Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

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