Assistant Professor of Art History, School of Art and Design History and Theory
Joint appointment with Eugene Lang College. Ph.D. in History and Theory of Art, M.I.T. Specializes in post-WWII/Contemporary European and American art/theory. Research on performance, video, feminism, globalization, criticism, and the socio-politics of media. Publications in Grey Room, Artforum, Documents, Frieze, etc.. Author of Please Pay Attention Please: Bruce Nauman's Words: Writings and Interviews (MIT Press, 2003); "Nan Goldin's Witnesses Against Our Vanishing: Representation, Cultural Politics, and the 1980's" in A Witness to Her Art (Bard College, 2006); "Art History's Present Tense" in Making Art History: A Changing Discipline and Its Institutions (Routledge, 2007); and "Rirkrit Tiravanija's Liability" in The 'Do-It-Yourself-Artwork: Participation in Art from Fluxus to Relational Aesthetics (forthcoming, Manchester Press). Curator "You May Want to Hear....the Sounds of Bruce Nauman's Art" ; "Redrawing the Line in Film and Video"; "Pagan Stories: the Situations of Narrative in Recent Art." Lectures: Dia Art Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, Whitney Museum, the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. 2009 Finalist, Arts Writer's Grant, Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation; Nominee, Distinguished University Teaching Award, New School University (2008).
art criticism,art history,curatorial practice,new genres