Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

Thyrza Nichols Goodeve is an art writer who writes with rather than on contemporary art and artists. She has published widely in The Brooklyn Rail, Artforum, Art in America, and numerous artist’s catalogs, most recently Hadieh Shafie and Joan Waltemuth. Among the people she has interviewed are Matthew Barney, The Brothers Quay, Yvonne Rainer, Ellen Gallagher, McKenzie Wark, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Carolee Schneemann, and the book-length interview portrait  How Like A Leaf with Donna J. Haraway. She is on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts in the MFA Art Practice, MFA Fine Arts, and MFA Computer Arts programs. Her most recent essays are “The Cat is My Medium,” The Art and Writing of Carolee Schneemann” in Art Journal Spring 2015, and a review of Camile Henrot’s exhibition “Shattered Laughter” at Metro Pictures for The Brooklyn Rail.