Chair, MA Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts; curator; art critic; poet

MA Curatorial Practice


BA, Columbia University; MA, PhD, Stanford University

Professional experience includes

Executive editor, ARTnews; president, editorial director, AltaCultura/Museum of Modern Art; contributing editor, Modern Painters; ARTnews; board member, Artis Foundation; independent curator, Venice Biennale; Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Books and catalogs include

Modern Melancholia: Thoughts On Jan Hafstrom’s Art; Y. Z. Kami. Co-author, Marina Abramovic: Balkan Epic; Christopher Wilmarth: Light and Gravity; Rebecca Horn: Moon Mirror; James Drake. Editor, Art School (Propositions for the 21st Century); Pop Art: A Critical History; Host & Guest

Publications include

Time, The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Art + Auction, Modern Painters, ARTnews, Vogue, Christian Science Monitor, Tate Etc., The Nation, Slate

Awards include

Access to Artistic Excellence Grant, National Endowment for the Arts; Best Scholarly Art Book of the Year Award, Association of American Publishers; Academy of American Poets Poetry Prize; Butler Scholar in the Humanities, Columbia University