The Clark Art Institute has selected poet and writer Eileen Myles
as the recipient of the 2015 Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing
. Established in 2006, the Clark Prize recognizes insightful and accessible prose that advances a genuine understanding and appreciation of the visual arts.
Myles is the author of nineteen books including the 2015 collection I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems
, and a reissue of her seminal work, Chelsea Girls
, (both Ecco/Harper Collins). She teaches creative writing at New York University and Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado.
Photo: Catherine Opie