David Grosz, President / Managing Partner / Editor in Chief
David Grosz is President of Artifex Press, a publisher of digital catalogues raisonnés and a developer of catalogue raisonné software. Grosz was previously Editor in Chief of Artinfo.com, a catalogue editor at the Guggenheim Museum, and Managing/Literary Editor at Grand Street. In 2011, he was a columnist for Sotheby's magazine, writing on art and technology, and from 2005 to 2007, he was an art critic for the New York Sun. His writing has also appeared in Slate, Modern Painters, the New Republic Online, Art News, the New Criterion, and the Forward, among other publications.
Sara Davidson, Assistant Editor of Artifex Press / Editor, Jim Dine Catalogue Raisonné
Sara Davidson is the Assistant Editor of Artifex Press and Editor of the Catalogue Raisonné Jim Dine: Sculpture, 1983-Present. She has been extensively researching Dine’s sculptural practice since 2010. Recently, she contributed essays to the catalogue Peripheral Visions: Italian Photography in Context, 1950s-Present, published by Charta in association with an exhibition at the Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College. Sara has previously held positions as the Cataloguer of the Evening Sales of Contemporary Art at Phillips de Pury & Company, and as Director of Marvelli Gallery in New York.
Tiffany Bell, Editor, Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné
Tiffany Bell is Editor of the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné and a co-curator of the upcoming Martin retrospective that will travel to several major museums beginning in 2015. Before taking her current position, she was the director of the Dan Flavin Catalogue Raisonné project, which resulted in the publication of Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961-1996 (Dia and Yale University Press: 2004), and served as curator for several museum and gallery exhibitions of Flavin’s lights. From 1990 to 1999, as adjunct professor, she taught a senior seminar in the art department at Pratt Institute. She has worked for many years as a freelance curator and art critic with articles appearing in Art in America, Arts Magazine, and Artforum, among other publications. She holds an MA in art history from Columbia University and a BA in art history from Princeton University.
Carina Evangelista, Editor, Chuck Close Catalogue Raisonné
Carina Evangelista is Editor of the Chuck Close Catalogue Raisonné. Her research, curatorial, and publishing work straddles both the United States and the Philippines. From 1994 to 2000, she held positions in the education and curatorial departments at The Museum of Modern Art, where she worked on a number of exhibitions, including MoMA2000: Making Choices, the Projects exhibition series, and the traveling retrospective for Chuck Close, organized by Robert Storr in 1998. As curator at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts in 2008-2009, Evangelista organized numerous group and solo exhibitions, including Rule 10 for the MFA 5, Crossing Lines, and Julianne Swartz: Terrain. An Asian Cultural Council fellowship in 2004 and 2005 deepened her involvement in the arts in the Philippines. From 2005 to 2007, she served as advisor for Mo Space, an alternative art space in Manila. Her recent publications on Philippine art include: Bastards of Misrepresentation, the exhibition catalogue for a survey show of Philippine contemporary art held in Berlin in 2010; Roberto Chabet: 50 Years, the Filipino conceptual artist's retrospective exhibition, which traveled to 15 venues in Manila, Singapore, and Hong Kong in 2011-2012; and Constancio Bernardo, the Filipino modernist's centennial exhibition in Manila in 2013.
Marianne Stockebrand, Editor, Robert Irwin Catalogue Raisonné
Marianne Stockebrand received her Ph.D. in Art History from Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, in 1979. She organized a retrospective of Robert Irwin’s work at the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany, where she served as Director from 1989 to 1994. Earlier positions include serving as Director of Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany, from 1985 to 1989; and as Curator of Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany, from 1979 to 1985. From 1994 to 2010, she was Director of the Chinati Foundation, during which time the foundation’s collection expanded to include an installation of poems by Carl Andre (1995); an installation in fluorescent light for six buildings by Dan Flavin (2000); and the John Wesley Gallery (2004). Stockebrand continues her scholarly work and lectures at museums internationally.
Lindsay Aveilhé, Editor, Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings Catalogue Raisonné
Christopher Vacchio, Director of Research, Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings Catalogue Raisonné
Lindsay Aveilhé and Chris Vacchio at MASS MoCA's Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective
Marley Lewis, Research Associate, Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné
Marley Lewis is Research Associate of the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné. Prior to joining Artifex Press in 2012, she previously worked in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art and in the Post-War and Contemporary Art department at Christie’s in New York. She holds an M.A. in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University and a B.A. in Art History and Political Science from Barnard College.
Artifex Press Studio Visit with Chuck Close
Left to right: Mychal Lopez, Ashley Levine, Hannah Barton, Chuck Close, Caitlin Harrington, Ariela Alberts, Carina Evangelista
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