Nick Irvin



Nick Irvin is a Ph.D. student in Princeton’s Department of Art & Archaeology, studying 20th-century art history. His research focuses on the history of criticism and publications. He has written for publications such as May Revue, BOMB, Frieze, and Art in America, and organizes exhibitions, performances, and publications independently. Prior to Princeton, he received a B.A. in art history from Reed College. 


Selected Publications

The Opening Blow,” review of Bad Reviews: An Artists’ Book by 150 Artists (eds. Aleksandra Mir & Tim Griffin), BOMB, August 24, 2022.

Edits and Projections,” review of Louise Lawler at 80WSE, May Revue no. 20, May 2021.

Paradiso,” review of Richard Maxwell at Greene Naftali, May Revue no. 19, October 2018.

Life: ★★★½,” profile on Gene Beery, Art in America, June 2016.

Charlemagne Palestine at Yale Union,” Frieze no. 172, Summer 2015.

Yuji Agematsu at Yale Union,” Art in America, September 2014.




20th-Century Art