Hal Foster

Hal Foster is an art historian, critic and professor at Princeton University, USA. He is the author of several books and essays including Compulsive Beauty (1993), The Return of the Real (1996) and, most recently, Bad News Days: Art, Criticism and Emergency (2015). He is currently researching the avant-garde in times of political emergency.

Hal Foster and Ben Lerner discuss criticism, poetry, painting and what it means to despise the thing you love most

BY Hal Foster AND Ben Lerner |