Tom Lawson

Thomas Lawson is an artist with a diverse, project-driven output that encompasses painting, writing, editing, curating and teaching. He has been showing paintings and developing temporary public works internationally since the late 70s. In the spring of 2009 selections of older work were included in historical survey shows of the 80s at the Metropolitan Museum in New York and Magasin in Grenoble. His essays have appeared in Artforum and other art journals, as well as many exhibition catalogues. From 1979 until 1992 he, along with Susan Morgan, published and edited REAL LIFE Magazine. From 2002 until 2009 he was co-editor of Afterall Journal. In 2010 he launched, an online magazine and archive. He has received support from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA To learn more go to or