Lucas Zwirner is Head of Content at David Zwirner where he oversees all aspects of gallery publishing through books, web, video, and the podcast Dialogues. Lucas has contributed texts to gallery publications, including Rudolf Zwirner: Give Me the Now (2021), A Balthus Notebook (2020), and Tell Me Something Good: Artist Interviews from The Brooklyn Rail (2017). At David Zwirner Books, he began the ekphrasis series, dedicated to publishing short texts on visual culture by artists and writers, rarely available in English. He has also written on contemporary art and literature for publications The Drift and The Paris Review, and translated books from German and French. His translation of Elias Cannetti's The Profession of the Poet is forthcoming in I WANT TO KEEP SMASHING MYSELF UNTIL I'M WHOLE: An Elias Canetti Reader, edited by Josh Cohen and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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