Andrew Berardini


Andrew Berardini. Born in California. Lives in Los Angeles. Father of Stella.

Writer of quasi-essayistic prose poems about art and other sensual subjects, occasional editor and curator with past exhibitions with MOCA – Los Angeles, Palais de Tokyo – Paris, and Castello Di Rivoli – Turin and recent co-curator of the second Lulennial in Mexico City. Formerly held curatorial appointments at LAXART and the Armory Center for the Arts and was once on the editorial staff of Semiotext(e). Recentish author of Danh Vo: Relics (Mousse, 2015) and currently finishing a book about color and another about how to be an unprofessional artist. Regular contributor to Artforum, Spike, and ArtReview and an editor at Mousse, Art-Agenda, Momus, and the Art Book Review. Warhol/Creative Capital and 221a Curatorial Grantee. Faculty at the Mountain School of Arts since 2008 and the Banff Centre since 2014. His research interests include art writing as a form of literature, color, radical subjectivity, ecstatic resistance, romance, literary chimeras, corporeality, language as incantation, the permeability between fiction and reality, underground culture, the erotics of art, and the aesthetic history of California.