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Art and Art History Faculty

Raphael Rubinstein, Professor

Fine Arts Building, Room 322
Email | 713-743-2665

Biographical Summary

Raphael Rubinstein, is the author of numerous books of poetry, prose, and criticism, including Critical Mess: Art Critics on the State of Their Practice, The Basement of the Cafe Rilke, and Polychrome Profusion: Selected Art Criticism 1990-2002. Since 1986, his art writing has appeared in Arts, Art News, Art in America, Flash Art, Artforum and other magazines, and has significantly influenced the critical landscape. From 1997–2007, he was Senior Editor for Art in America. Rubinstein has lectured internationally, curated exhibitions and received numerous awards including the French government’s Chevalier dans l’Order de Arts et des Lettres.