Author William J. Simmons

William J. Simmons is a contributing editor of Big Red & Shiny, as well as a Ph.D. Candidate in Art History and Women’s Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His recent work can also be found in Artforum and ArtSlant.


An Interview with David Salle

William J. Simmons: Tell me about your shows in Dallas and New York City. What direction is your new work taking? David Salle: The show in Dallas brings together paintings…


Notes on Queer Formalism

In a recent conversation with Amy Sillman at the opening of Leidy Churchman’s provocative solo show, Lazy River, at the Boston University Art Gallery, I asked Sillman about the state…