Hunting Life Figures
By David Gersten, 2010. 24" x 270". Lithography and Silkscreen on paper.
David Gersten is an architect, artist, writer and internationally recognized educator based in New York City. He has been a Professor in The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union, since 1991, where he has served as the Associate Dean under Dean John Hejduk and the Acting Dean of the School of Architecture. Gersten is the founding Director of: Arts Letters & Numbers, a non-profit arts and education organization dedicated to creating new structures and spaces for creative exchange across a wide range of disciplines including: Architecture, Visual Arts, Theater Arts, Film, Music, Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. He has lectured and been a visiting professor at numerous universities and cultural institutions through out the world. Gersten’s works include: buildings, drawings, stories, essays, films, performances and constructions. His works have appeared in numerous international exhibitions and performance spaces and are held in the collection of the Canadian Center for Architecture, the New York City Public Library’s print collection and many private collections.