In the Arts: Rave Reviews for Julia Woolf and Sue de Beer in New York Times

The careers of composer Julia Wolfe and artist Sue de Beer are the subject of two recent articles in the New York Times.

Post-Minimalism and Folk Ballads Fuel a Composer by Allan Kozinn offers a profile of Julia Wolfe, who was the subject of a Composer Portraits concert on at the Miller Theater in February. (Wolfe’s “Believing” (1997) will be performed at the People’s Commissioning Fund Concert, at Merkin Concert Hall on Feb. 10.) She is an assistant professor of music composition in Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.

White Paint, Chocolate, and Postmodern Ghosts by Randy Kennedy offers a glimpse into the working life of Sue de Beer, whose video piece, “The Ghosts,” is now on view at the Park Avenue Armory. (A show of de Beer’s sculptures will openon February 18th at the Marianne Boesky Gallery.) She is an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art Professions.

Watch Sue de Beer’s 2009 video, Sisters.