Alex Israel Discusses Art School in Brooklyn Rail

December 28th, 2015

Alex Israel, Self-Portrait (2013), via Peres ProjectsAlex Israel is featured in the Brooklyn Rail this week, offering his take on the necessity and/or benefits of continued study at art schools for young practitioners.  “All too often, unsure of oneself, seeking the approval of a favorite professor or influential visiting artist, and/or succumbing to the brand of insecurity that only art schools can breed, an art student will sacrifice what was once the original vision for what he or she thinks the critique—faculty and peers—would prefer the work to be,” he writes.Read more at Brooklyn Rail