Diana Hamilton

Diana Hamilton is the director of the writing centre at Baruch College, The City University of New York, USA. Her most recent book is God Was Right (2018), from Ugly Duckling Presse.


At Lévy Gorvy, New York, the painter reinscribes the female gaze into art history

BY Diana Hamilton | 25 MAR 20

The artist’s show at Tramps, New York, asks if we’re too eager for young artists to self-destruct

BY Diana Hamilton | 23 JAN 20

Wolfson believes art has no relationship to ethics; after a decade of shock, it’s hard to take him seriously

BY Diana Hamilton | 06 DEC 19

In a new show, Sze pairs precision with nods to disassembly or messy composition

BY Diana Hamilton | 04 OCT 19

Artist Candice Lin connects the conditions of slave labour involved in building the drug trade’s infrastructure to the continued Orientalizing representations of the drugs themselves

BY Diana Hamilton | 23 AUG 19

Diana Hamilton reflects on the dual urges to be beautiful and well-reviewed – even when you want to reject both desires

BY Diana Hamilton | 06 AUG 19

In her solo show at Galerie Eva Presenhuber in New York, the artist’s precision leaves all possible disorder to signification

BY Diana Hamilton | 05 JUN 19

In her new memoir, the poet asks whether art has a purpose beyond representation

BY Diana Hamilton | 02 JUN 19

This opera wants to know whether memory is scientific or occult. It answers the question by rejecting it.

BY Diana Hamilton | 22 FEB 19

An exhibition at Essex Street, New York, shows how closely Hill’s literary and artistic work is linked to her critique of domesticity

BY Diana Hamilton | 29 OCT 18

At Karma, New York, the artist herself becomes ‘a reproductive medium’, revisiting natural subjects and bringing realism ever closer to abstraction

BY Diana Hamilton | 13 AUG 18

Comic book images of female vulnerability become symbols of liberated sexual energy at Anton Kern Gallery, New York

BY Diana Hamilton | 09 MAY 18