MAIKA ROSA POLLACK

 

60 North 6th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11249

646 623 0596 (telephone)

718 599 4884 (fax)

mpollack@sarahlawrence.edu

 

POSITION:

 

2013-     SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE

Guest Faculty in Art History. Designed and taught lecture and seminar courses: Art Since 1945; Art Writing; The Artful Science: Photography and Society 1825-1919; Contemporary Curating; Dada and Surrealism: Art and Politics; Describing Decadence: 1850-1914; The History of Photography: New Technologies and Theories, 1914 - Present; Modern Art 1789-1914; Modern Art since 1915. Brought speakers on art criticism and contemporary art to the college, curated exhibitions in university gallery. (Instructor of record.) 

 

2007, 2011-2013 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

TA “Neoclassicism to Impressionism,” Department of Art and Archaeology (Spring 2007).

Lecturer (Spring 2013), Quin Morton Teaching Fellow (2011-12), Postdoctoral fellow (2013): designed and taught "Time Travel," an interdisciplinary seminar examining representations of time travel, Princeton Writing Program. (Instructor of record).

 

2012       NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (Steinhardt School)

Adjunct Professor, “Art Since 1945” (Fall 2012). Designed and taught undergraduate lecture. (Instructor of record).

 

EDUCATION:

 

2015        Ph.D. History of Art, Princeton University

 

2007       M.A. History of Art, Princeton University

 

1999       A.B. History of Art and Social Studies (joint concentration), Harvard University

magna cum laude

                   

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

 

20th-Century Art, the History of Photography in the 19th- and 20th century, Experimental Photography and Performance of the 1960s and 70s, Contemporary Art, Feminist Art History

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

 

2000-    SOUTHFIRST

Founded and directed art gallery. Curated over 65 exhibitions focusing on experimental postwar and contemporary art. Worked with artists and estates. Edited and produced publications. Communicated with local and international press. Responsible for budget. Hired staff and interns. Organized participation in art fairs and international exhibits, coordinated transportation logistics. Consistently placed historical and contemporary postwar artwork within major museum and private collections.

 

2011-2015 The New York Observer

                  Art critic: columnist for newspaper writing weekly exhibition reviews.

 

2000-2002 PS1 MoMA

Curatorial assistant to chief curator, PS1. Coordinated major contemporary art shows including monographic traveling exhibitions, and special exhibitions focusing on performance and time-based media. Produced two bilingual catalogues in conjunction with international contemporary art institutions. Worked with artists, galleries, funders and departments within the museum to plan and implement shows.  

 

1995-1999 HARVARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMS

Student liaison for teaching faculty at the Sackler Museum, Fogg Art Museum,

and the Mongan Center for Prints and Drawings. Prepared artwork for research and exhibition in coordination with seminars given in the Department of Fine Arts. Handled works on paper for courses including Eighteenth-century European painting and Japanese woodblock prints, worked with visiting scholars.

 

CURRENT BOOK PROJECTS:

 

From Odilon Redon to Relational Aesthetics

 

The Artful Science: Photography and Society, 1839-1860

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Books and Catalogs:

 

Joe Gibbons: Drawings from Rikers, ed. Maika Pollack with an interview by Tony Oursler and an introduction by Andrew Lampert (New York, NY: Object Relations and Southfirst Gallery, forthcoming).

 

Excerpts from the 1971 Journal of Rosemary Mayer, ed. Marie Warsh with a foreword by Maika Pollack (New York, NY: Object Relations and Southfirst Gallery, 2016).

 

Jared Bark: Photo Booth Works & Performance Videos, 1969-1976, ed. Maika Pollack (New York, NY: Southfirst Gallery and Sarah Lawrence College, 2015).

 

Loop: Alles auf Anfang, ed. Anselm Franke with Maika Pollack (New York and Munich: MoMA/PS1 and Hypo-Kunsthalle Munich, 2002).

 

Exhibition Catalog Essays:

 

“Lewis Hine” in Lisa Oppenheim: Spine, ed. Karen Archey (Cleveland, Ohio: Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 2017).                                                                                                                                                         

 

“The Nude as Protest: Subject/Object Formulations in the work of Miriam Laufer,” in Views and Vignettes, the Work of Miriam Laufer, ed. Johanna Drucker with an essay by Maika Pollack (Provincetown, MA: Provincetown Art Museum, 2016).

 

“Jared Bark: Photo Booth Works and Performance Videos 1969-1975” catalog essay (New York, NY: Object Relations and Southfirst gallery, 2015).

 

“American Dreamers,” catalogue essay in Alison Taylor (Geneva, Switzerland: Musée Chateau de Nyon 2015).

 

“Through This Field,” in Medium as Metaphor (New York, NY: Greenwich House, 2013).

 

“Das Bild des Arbeiters/Men At Work,” catalog essay in Bauerntheater: David Levine, (Joachimsthal, Branderburg: Biorama-Projekt, 2007), 30-47.

 

“Imagining Another,” in Primitivism Revisited: After the End of an Idea, (New York: Sean Kelly Gallery, 2006).

 

“Landscape, Labor, Phantasmagoria: William Henry Fox Talbot’s House in the Country,” in Books and Tapes 2 (Brooklyn, NY: Books and Tapes, 2006).

 

Jesse Chapman: Amateur Mathematics,” in Jesse Chapman (Gustavia, St. Barthes: Medium, 2006).

 

“Ceal Floyer: The Opposite of Sublime,” in Loop: Alles auf Anfang, ed. Anselm Franke with Maika Pollack (New York and Munich: PS1/MoMA and Hypo-Kunsthalle Munich, 2002). 148-151.

 

Art Criticism and Art Writing:

 

“Marilyn Minter at the Brooklyn Museum,” Aperture, January 2016.

 

“David Salle” BOMB Magazine, December 2016.

 

“Donald Judd Writings,” BOMB Magazine, November 2016.

 

 “‘Ellen Cantor: 25 Years of Sexually X-plicit Art’ at Macaronne, Participant and Foxy Production,” Aperture, October 2016.

 

“‘Bruce Conner: It’s All True’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” Aperture, September 2016.

 

“Anders Krisár,” Interview Magazine, April 14, 2016.

 

“Bridget Donahue,” T Magazine, The New York Times, February 14, 2015.

 

“Ebony G. Patterson,” Interview Magazine, March 22, 2016.

 

“Gerhard Richter: Atlas,” Interview Magazine, December 16, 2015.

 

“Keith Mayerson,” Interview Magazine, November 10, 2015.

 

“Agnes Denes” Interview Magazine, May 18, 2015.

 

 “Sigmar Polke’s Photographic Unconscious,” The Brooklyn Rail June 5, 2014.

 

“Poetry in Motion” Calder at Dominique Lévy, Cultured Magazine, June 1, 2015.

 

“His Struggle: Norwegian Mischief-Maker Bjarne Melgaard Meets Edvard Munch in Oslo” ArtNews, February 6, 2015.

 

“Timelapse of a Half Century: MoMA Unpacks a Treasure Trove of Surprising Images,” The New York Observer, January 21, 2015.

 

“A Trio of Galleries Showcase Austrian Art, From Vienna and Beyond,” The New York Observer, December 3, 2014.

 

“The Mid-Century Motorized Madness of ‘ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow’ at the Guggenheim,” The New York Observer, November 5, 2014.

 

“Painting Outside the Lines: New Shows at the Jewish Museum and EFA Project Space,” The New York Observer, October 1, 2014.

 

“Amy Sillman: Art Meets Intimacy at Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College,” The New York Observer, August 20, 2014.

 

“‘Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness’ at Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, August 1, 2014.

 

“‘Garry Winogrand at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’ and ‘The Photographic Object, 1970’ at Hauser & Wirth,” The New York Observer, July 16, 2014.

 

“‘Living With Pop: A Reproduction of Capitalist Realism' at Artists Space,” The New York Observer, July 23, 2014.

 

“‘A Dialogue With Nature: Romantic Landscapes From Britain and Germany’ at the Morgan Library & Museum,” The New York Observer, July 2, 2014.

 

“Not a Koons Person: ‘Jeff Koons’ at the Whitney,” The New York Observer, June 26, 2014.

 

‘Under the Same Sun: Art From Latin America Today’ at the Guggenheim,” The New York Observer, June 18 2014.

 

“‘Mel Bochner: Strong Language’ at the Jewish Museum,” The New York Observer, May 28 2014.

 

“‘When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South’ at the Studio Museum in Harlem,” The New York Observer, June 11 2014.

 

“‘Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010’ at Dia:Beacon,” The New York Observer, May 7, 2014.

 

“‘Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, May 14, 2014.

 

“‘13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World’s Fair’ at the Queens Museum,” The New York Observer, April 30 2014.

 

“‘Other Primary Structures’ at the Jewish Museum,” The New York Observer,  March 19, 2014.

 

“‘Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937_ at the Neue Galerie,” The New York Observer, March 12, 2014.

 

“‘Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010_ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, April 16, 2013.

 

“Maria Lassnig at MoMA PS1,” The New York Observer, April 2, 2014.

 

“‘Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1963–74’ at the Brooklyn Museum,” The New York Observer, April 9 2014.

 

“‘Robert Heinecken: Object Matter’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, March 26, 2014.

 

“The 2014 Whitney Biennial,” Interview Magazine, March 5, 2014.

 

“Carissa Rodriguez and Ei Arakawa,” Interview Magazine, March 5, 2014

 

“‘Pawe_ Althamer: The Neighbors’ at the New Museum,” The New York Observer, March 5, 2014.

 

“‘Gauguin: Metamorphoses’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, March 5, 2014.

 

“‘Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe’ at the Guggenheim Museum,” The New York Observer, February 26, 2014.

 

“‘Macho Man, Tell It to My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault at Artists Space,” The New York Observer, February 18, 2014.

 

“Ken Okiishi,” “Carrisa Rodriquez & Ei Arakawa,” Interview Magazine, February 2014.

 

“‘What Is a Photograph?’ at the International Center of Photography and ‘A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, February 12, 2014.

 

“‘Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, February 5, 2014.

 

“‘Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video’ at the Guggenheim,” The New York Observer,  January 29, 2014.

 

“‘Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, January 15, 2014.

 

“The 10 Best Museum Exhibitions of 2013,” The New York Observer, December 18, 2013.

 

“‘Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting From the

Mauritshuis’ at the Frick Collection,” The New York Observer, December 10, 2013.

 

“‘Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art’ at the Grey Art Gallery and the Studio Museum in Harlem,” The New York Observer, November 26, 2013.

 

“‘Isa Genzken: Retrospective’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, November 19, 2013.

 

“Knut Asdam, Slought Foundation,” Artforum.com, November 18, 2013.

 

“‘Jason Rhoades, Four Roads’ at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia,” The New York Observer, November 5, 2013.

 

“‘Christopher Wool’ at the Guggenheim Museum,” October 29, 2013.

 

“‘The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution’” at the New-York Historical Society,” Oct 22 2013.

 

“‘Mike Kelley’ at PS1/MoMA,” The New York Observer, October 16, 2013.

 

“‘Balthus: Cats and Girls—Paintings and Provocations’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, October 1, 2013.

 

“New Photography 2013_ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, September 25, 2013

 

“Julia Margaret Cameron at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, September 17, 2013

 

“Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’ at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University,” The New York Observer, September 10, 2013

 

“‘Helen Marten: No borders in a wok that can’t be crossed’ at the Hessel Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, September 3, 2013.

 

“‘Haim Steinbach: Once Again the World Is Flat’ at the Hessel Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, September 3, 2013.

 

“James Turrell at the Guggenheim Museum,” The New York Observer, August 6, 2013

 

“‘Photography and the American Civil War’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, August 6, 2013

 

“‘Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, July 30, 2013

 

“Llyn Foulkes at the New Museum,” The New York Observer, July 23, 2013

 

“‘State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970’ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts,” The New York Observer, July 16, 2013

 

“‘Thomas Hirschhorn: Gramsci Monument’ at Forest Houses,” The New York Observer, July 9, 2013

 

“‘Expo 1: New York’ at the Museum of Modern Art, MoMA PS1 and the VW Dome 2,” The New York Observer, June 25, 2013

 

“‘Paul McCarthy: WS’ at the Park Avenue Armory,” The New York Observer, June 25, 2013

 

“‘Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney’ at the Morgan Library & Museum,” The New York Observer, June 18, 2013

 

“‘Paul Thek and His Circle in the 1950s’ at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art,” The New York Observer, June 18, 2013

 

“‘Jack Goldstein x 10,000’ at the Jewish Museum,” The New York Observer, May 21, 2013.

 

“‘Punk: Chaos to Couture’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, May 14, 2013.

 

“‘John Singer Sargent Watercolors’ at the Brooklyn Museum,” The New York Observer,  May 7, 2013.

 

“‘Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store 1960–1962’ and ‘Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, April 30, 2013.

 

“‘As It Were … So to Speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue With Barbara Bloom’ at the Jewish Museum,” The New York Observer, April 23, 2013.

 

“‘The Art of Harvey Kurtzman’ at the Society of Illustrators,” The New York Observer, April 9, 2013.

 

“‘Audubon’s Aviary: Part I of the Complete Flock’ at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library,” The New York Observer, April 2, 2013.

 

“‘German Expressionism 1900–1930: Masterpieces From the Neue Galerie Collection’ at the Neue Galerie,” The New York Observer, March 26, 2013.

 

“‘Blues for Smoke’ at the Whitney Museum,” The New York Observer, March 12, 2013.

 

“‘Piero della Francesca in America’ at the Frick Collection,” The New York Observer, March 12, 2013.

 

‘‘‘Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, February 26, 2013.

 

“‘Gutai: Splendid Playground’ at the Guggenheim Museum,” The New York Observer, February 26, 2013.

 

“‘NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star’ at the New Museum,” The New York Observer, February 16, 2013.

 

“‘Drawing Surrealism’ at the Morgan Library,” The New York Observer, February 5, 2013.

 

“Anything Can Substitute Art: ‘Maciunas in Soho’ at the Cooper Union,” The New York Observer,  January 22, 2013.

 

“‘Looking Back,’ The Seventh Annual White Columns Biennial,” The New York Observer, January 15, 2013.

 

“‘The Clock’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, January 1, 2013.

 

“‘Inventing Abstraction’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, January 1, 2013.

 

“‘Matisse: In Search of True Painting’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, December 12, 2012.

 

“‘Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980’ at MoMA PS1,” The New York Observer, December 12, 2012.

 

“Made in Japan: ‘Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde’ at MoMA,” The New York Observer, November 27, 2012.

 

“Origin Stories: ‘Materializing ‘‘Six Years”: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art’ and Mickalene Thomas at the Brooklyn Museum; Rosemarie Trockel and Judith Bernstein at the New Museum,” The New York Observer, October 30, 2012.

 

“From Brush and Palette to Printer and Cartridge: ‘Picasso Black and White’ at the Guggenheim, ‘Wade Guyton OS’ at the Whitney,” The New York Observer, October 9, 2012.

 

“Andy’s Kids: The Met Takes a Scattershot Stab at Establishing Warhol’s Influence, but art Artists Space, the Bernadette Corporation is the True Heir to His Myth-Making,” The New York Observer, September 25, 2012.

 

“Use It or Lose It: Liam Gillick’s ‘90s hit Bard’s Hessel Museum,” The New York Observer, September 6, 2012.

 

“Square Dance: ‘Josef Albers in America’ at the Morgan Library,” The New York Observer, August 15, 2012.

 

“Back on the Map: ‘Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan’ at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, July 31, 2012.

 

“Spot On: Between Louis Vuitton and the Internet, Yayoi Kusama is Everywhere,” The New York Observer, July 18, 2012.

 

“Bollinger, Unchained: Long-Overdue Retrospective at SculptureCenter Proves Late Sculptor’s Influence,” The New York Observer, June 26, 2012.

 

“Sign of the Times: Why are Contemporary Art Dealers Looking to Fin-de-SiŹcle France,” GalleristNY, June 22, 2012.

 

“Interiors: ‘Edouard Vuillard: A Painter and His Muses, 1890-1940’ at the Jewish Museum and ‘Merlin Carpenter: Tate Café,’ at Reena Spaulings Fine Art,” The New York Observer, June 5, 2012.

 

“The One That Got Away: ‘Picasso and Franćoise Gilot: Paris-Vallauris, 1943-1953’ at Gagosian and Frank Stella at L&M Arts,” The New York Observer, May 29, 2012.

 

“Out of the Fluorescent’s Glare: ‘Dan Flavin: Drawing’ at the Morgan Library, Shows another Side of the Minimalist,” The New York Observer,  May 8, 2012.

 

“Artist as Explorer, With Video Camera: ‘Juan Downey: The Invisible Architect’ at the Bronx Museum,” The New York Observer, April 24, 2012.

 

“A Family Affair: At the Met, ‘Steins’ Demonstrates Pleasures of Art Collecting,” The New York Observer, April 10, 2012.

 

“His and Hers: John Chamberlain and Francesca Woodman at the Guggenheim,” The New York Observer, March 27, 2012.

 

“Pictures of You: Cindy Sherman at the Museum of Modern Art,” The New York Observer, March 6, 2012.

 

“LaToya Ruby Frasier,” Interview Magazine, March 2, 2012.

 

“Be Here Now: Eccentric Historicism Emerges at the 2012 Whitney Biennial,” The New York Observer, February 28, 2012.

 

“The Whitney Biennial Preview,” Interview Magazine, February 27, 2012.

 

“Dead On: ‘Weegee: Murder is My Business,’ at the International Center of Photography,” The New York Observer, January 31, 2012.

 

“A Few of His Favorite Things: The Ronald S. Lauder Collection at the Neue Galerie,” The New York Observer, January 17, 2012.

 

“Roy Lichtenstein: Pop Films at the Whitney,” Artforum.com, January 13, 2012.

 

“Reality Show: ‘The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, January 3, 2012.

 

“Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: ‘Picasso’s Drawings, 1890-1921’ at the Frick Collection,” The New York Observer, December 13, 2011.

 

An Influential Citizen: ‘The Bearden Project’ at the Studio Museum in Harlem,The New York Observer, November 30, 2011.

 

“Will the Real Sherrie Levine Please Stand Up? ‘Mayhem’ at the Whitney,” The New York Observer, November 13, 2011.

 

“Are You Experienced? Carsten Höller at the New Museum,” The New York Observer, November 1, 2011.

 

“Occupy the Morgan Library: “David, Delacroix, and Revolutionary France – Drawings from the Louvre,” The New York Observer,  October 18, 2011.

 

Painting as Mirror: ‘Eva Hesse Spectres 1960_ at the Brooklyn MuseumThe New York Observer, October 4, 2011.

 

“A Man in Full: de Kooning at MoMA”, The New York Observer, October 3, 2011.

 

“500 Words: Christopher Bollen,” Artforum.com, September 16, 2011.

 

“The Hugo Boss Prize: Hans-Peter Feldman,” The New York Observer, September 6, 2011.

 

“Blinky Palermo: Original Gangster,” The New York Observer, August 23, 2011.

 

“Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now, at MOMA,” The New York Observer, August 10, 2011.

 

“‘Ai of the Beholder:’ Ai Wei Wei at the Asia Society,” The New York Observer, August 2, 2011.

 

“Florence Knoll and Cy Twombly’s Material Worlds,” The New York Observer, July 12, 2011.

 

“Critic’s Picks: Poul Gernes and Birgir Andrésson,” Artforum.com, June 24- July 29, 2011.

 

“Critic’s Picks: Richard Prince at the BibliothŹque Nationale, Paris” Artforum.com, June 26, 2011.

 

“Quentin Roosevelt’s China: Ancestral Realms of the Naxi’ at the Rubin Museum of Art,” The New York Observer, June 21, 2011.

 

“Towering Ambition: Picasso and Marie-ThérŹse at Gagosian; Vladimir Tatlin at Tony Shafrazi; Donald Judd at David Zwirner,” The New York Observer, June 15, 2011.

 

“Everything But the Kitchen Sink: ‘Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage’ at Princeton University Art Museum,” The New York Observer, May 31, 2011.

 

“Sisters are Doing It For Themselves: Collecting Matisse at the Jewish Museum,” The New York Observer, May 24, 2011. 

 

“American Like Me: Glenn Ligon at the Whitney,” The New York Observer, May 10, 2011.

 

“Giant in Miniature: Richard Serra’s drawings at the Met,” The New York Observer,  April 27, 2011.

 

“Proto-Manhattan on the Danube, ‘Vienna 1900’ at the Neue Galerie,” The New York Observer, April 18, 2011.

 

“Modernism You Can Wear to the Beach: Sonia Delaunay at Cooper-Hewitt,” The New York Observer, April 11, 2011.

 

“Picasso’s Post-Breakup Breakthrough,” The New York Observer, March 15, 2011.

 

“Genius as Debtor: ‘Rembrandt and His School’ at the Frick, The New York Observer, March 1, 2011.

 

“Critic’s Picks: The Jewel Thief,” Artforum.com, February 19-28, 2011.

 

“On Display: Cézanne’s Card Players at the Met,” The New York Observer, February 15, 2011.

 

“Necrophilia on the Bowery: George Condo at the New Museum,” The New York Observer,  February 1, 2011.

 

“The Loner: Edward Hopper at the Whitney Museum,” The New York Observer, January 18, 2011.

 

“Two One-Minute Stories,” (short fiction), Wheelhouse Magazine, Issue 9, Winter 2010

 

Kaboom Press, “Video Game Story,” (short fiction), Winter, 2009.

 

 “Trade, curated by Matthew Higgs” at White Columns, Flash Art, May/June 2005 v. 38 p. 86.

 

“Ellen Gallagher at the Whitney Museum,” Flash Art, March/April 2005 v. 38 p. 55

 

Chloe Piene,” Bridge Magazine, January/February 2005.

 

“Olaf Breunnig, at Metro Pictures,” Flash Art, March/April 2004, p. 59

 

“Peter Coffin: It Chooses You,” Flash Art, n. 237, October/November, 2004.

 

“Yuh-Shioh Wong,” Flash Art, n. 236 May-June 2004, p. 82. 

 

“Bjorn Melthus at Satellite,” Flash Art, n. 234 Jan-Feb 2004 p. 53.

 

“Chloe Piene at Gasser & Gruenert” Flash Art, n. 230 May-June 2003 p. 90.

 

“David Noonan: Foxy Productions,” Flash Art, vol. 36, no. 230, May-June 2003, p. 91

 

“Karaoke Death Machine at Daniel Reich,” Flash Art, n. 230 May-June 2003 p. 84.

 

“Spotlight: Tom Sachs,” feature, Flash Art, n. 229 March-April 2003, p. 107

 

“David Korty at Greene Naftali” Flash Art, January/Feburary 2004 n. 234 p.109-110.

 

“The American Effect,” feature, Flash Art, n. 232, Oct 2003 p. 43-52.

 

“Do It: a project by Hans Ulrich Obrist,” Readymade, October 2002.

 

“Michel Majerus’s Disco Electrique” Flash Art, n. 226, October 2002, p. 101-102.

 

“Janet Cardiff and Jennifer and Kevin McCoy,” June 2002, Thing.net.

 

Catalogue Entries:

 

“Frank Stella,” and “Willem deKooning,” in Princeton University Art Museum: Handbook of the Collections (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007), 247, 253.

 

“Jean Arp,” “Joel Shapiro” in Sculptures from the Nasher Sculpture Collection, (Venice, Italy: the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 1999).

 

EXHIBITIONS (Selected):

 

October – December, 2016. Curator, with Max and Marie Warsh, “Rosemary Mayer: Conceptual Works & Early Fabric Sculptures, 1969 – 1973,” Southfirst gallery.

                                    Reviews and notices:

•Chloe Wyma, “Critic’s Picks: Rosemary Mayer,” Artforum.com, November 4, 2016.

•Martha Schwendener, “Rosemary Mayer: ‘Conceptual Works & Early Fabric Sculptures, 1969-1973’ at Southfirst,” The New York Times, November 18, 2016.

•“Goings on Around Town: Rosemary Mayer at SOUTHFIRST,” The New Yorker, November 28, 2016.

 

July – September, 2016. Curator, “Leslie Thornton: Of Necessity I Become and Instrument,” Southfirst gallery.

                  Reviews and notices:

Wendy Vogel, "Leslie Thornton Of Necessity I Became an Instrument, Southfirst, Brooklyn, 8 July- 25 September," Art Review, October 16, 2016 p. 142

 

September – November 2015 and March-April, 2016. Curator, "Jared Bark: Photobooth Works, 1969-1976,” Southfirst gallery and Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College. Organized to run concurrently with my course, “Contemporary Curating.”

Reviews and notices (selected):

•Roberta Smith, “Jared Bark’s Black-and-White Photobooth Creations,” The New York Times, November 5, 2015.

•Roberta Smith, “Jared Bark: Photobooth Works, 1969-1976,” Museum & Gallery Listings for Nov. 13-19, The New York Times, November 12, 2015.

•Vince Aletti, “Jared Bark,” The New Yorker, September 26-November 15, 2015.

•Wendy Vogel, “Jared Bark at Southfirst,” Art in America, November 2015.

• Hrag Vartanian, “Best of 2015: Our Top 10 Brooklyn Art Shows,” Hyperallergic, December 15, 2015.

•Carey Dunne, “An Artists Conceptual Photo Booth Compositions from the 1970s,” Hyperallergic, November 12, 2015.

• Jessica Patterson, “Jared Bark,” Flavorpill, September 24, 2015.

 

March – May 2016. Organizer with Aki Onda (curator), “Akio Suzuki: pa chin ko,” Southfirst gallery.                

                  Reviews and notices:

•Holland Cotter: “Spring Gallery Guide: Art to See in the Galleries: Brooklyn,” The New York Times, April 21, 2016.

• Daniel McDermon, “How to Make the Most of the Frieze Week Art Fairs,” The New York Times, May 4, 2016.

• “Akio Suzuki Solo Exhibition Curated by Aki Onda,” The Wire, March 14, 2016.

 

January – March, 2016. Curator, “Joe Gibbons: Recent Drawings (Drawings from Rikers),” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices (selected):

                                    •Sarah Cowan, “A Quiet, Meditative Place,” The Paris Review, March 7, 2016.

•Andrew Russeth, “When Felonies Become Form: The Secret History of Artists who use Lawbreaking as their Medium,” ArtNews, Summer 2016.

•Craig Hubert, “Joe Gibbons to Exhibit Drawings from Prison in Brookyn,” Blouin ArtInfo, January 20, 2016.

 

January – February, 2015. Curator: “Susan Bee: Photograms and Altered Photos from the 1970s,” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices (selected):

• Holland Cotter, “Susan Bee: Photograms and Altered Photos from the 1970s,” The New York Times, February 12, 2015.

• Andrea Scott, “Goings on About Town: Susan Bee,” The New Yorker, January 9 – February 21, 2015.

• Margaret Graham, “Visual Scientific Poetry: Susan Bee’s Photograms,” Artcritical, February 7, 2015.

• Stephen Maine, “Susan Bee at Southfirst,” ArtNews, April 2015.

• Hrag Vartanian, “Susan Bee: Photograms and Altered Photos from the 1970s,” Hyperallergic, January 6, 2015.

 

June – July, 2014. Curator with Coleen O’Conner. “Group Material: Reactivating Three ‘Unrealized’

Proposals,” Southfirst. Organized with students in my course, “Contemporary Curating.”

 

May – June 2013. Co-curator with Jay Sanders, “Robert Grenier, "Language Objects: Letters in Space, 1970 – 2013,” Southfirst gallery.

                  Reviews and notices (selected):

•Andrea Scott, "Robert Grenier at Southfirst," The New Yorker, June 24, 2013.

 

Ongoing. Co-curator with Shireen Abrishamian. “Menu Project” with Michelle Abels, Lucas Blalok, Margaret Lee, Joel Sternfeld, Philip Vanderhyden, Michael Wang. China Chalet, New York.

 

Friday, February 22, 2013. Co-organizer with Jay Sanders, “Michael Taussig: Berlin Sun Theater,” (performance) Whitney Museum, NY.

 

April – May, 2011. Curator, “David Deutsch: Nothing Real,” Southfirst.

                                    Reviews and notices (selected):

•Andrea Scott, "David Deutsch at Southfirst,” The New Yorker, Goings on About Town, May 2011.

 

June – July, 2011. Curator, “Women and Weaving,” Southfirst.

                                     Reviews and notices (selected):

•Andrea Scott, "Women and Weaving at Southfirst,” The New Yorker, Goings on About Town, July 19, 2011.

 

November – December, 2010. Curator, Elise Adibi, “A Priori,” Southfirst.

                                    Reviews and notices (selected):

•Suzanne Hudson, “Elise Adibi, Southfirst,” Artforum, February 2011.

 

August 2010. Organizer, “Daniel Arsham and Jonah Bokaer,” (performance) Bard College, MPR.

 

December 2006 – January 2007. Co-curator, “Primitivism Revisited,” Sean Kelly Gallery, NY. Organized to run concurrently with the graduate seminar, “Curating African Art.”

                  Reviews and notices (selected):

•David Cohen, “Imitating the Primitive,” New York Sun, January 4, 2007.

•Holland Cotter, “Primitivism Revisited,” The New York Times, January 19, 2007.

 

June 2006. Organized with curator Noah Sheldon, “Mystic River,” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices (selected):

•Holland Cotter, “Mystic River at Southfirst,” The New York Times, May 19, 2006.

 

November-December, 2006. Organizer with curator Ghariokwu Lemi, “Political Cartoons from Nigeria,” Southfirst gallery.

                                    Reviews and notices:

•Holland Cotter, “African Comics, Far Beyond the Funny Pages,” The New York Times, November 24, 2006.

 

February – March, 2005. Curator, “Noah Sheldon: Almost Vegetarian,” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices:

•Holland Cotter, “Noah Sheldon: Almost Vegetarian,” The New York Times, March 4, 2005.

• Roger White, “Noah Sheldon,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 1, 2005.

 

June – July, 2004. Curator, “Sadie Hawkins Dance,” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices:

•Holland Cotter, “Sadie Hawkins Dance,” The New York Times, June 25, 2004.

 

January 2002. Curator, “Sean Dack: No Encore,” Southfirst gallery.

Reviews and notices:

•Roberta Smith, “Sean Dack at Southfirst,” The New York Times, January 18, 2002.

 

2001-02. Curatorial Assistant for chief curator Klaus Biesenbach, “Kim Sooja,” “Loop,” and “Summer Warm-up,” PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens.

 

INVITED LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA:

 

December 2016 Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Centre Franćois-Georges Pariset and Musée des beaux-arts de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France: “From Redon to Relational Aesthetics,”

 

November 2015 Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art (AHNCA), Dahesh Museum: “‘Unconscious Nature’: Odilon Redon’s Portraits of La Femme Nouvelle, 1899–1910”

 

March 2011: Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Eyes Closed: Odilon Redon and Molyneux’s Problem”

 

February 2010 College Art Association Annnual Conference (Chicago): “Artist-Run Galleries: Reena Spaulings, The Suburban, and Orchard”

 

March 2010 The New Museum and The New School: “Brion Gysin: Eyes Closed” in association with the exhibition “Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” curated by Laura Hoptman

 

April 2006 Princeton University Co-organized with Alex Kitnick. “The Making of Artists”

                                                                                                                                                                                   

2006 Stonybrook University: “Contemporary Art and the New York Scene”

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS:

 

2011-12 Quin Morton Teaching Fellow, Princeton University

 

2010 Princeton University; École Normale Supérieure visiting scholar

 

2010 Princeton Program in American Studies grant

 

2009-10 Princeton Department of Art & Archaeology Graduate Committee grant

 

2009 Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Grant

 

2002  French Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York and the City of Paris grant

 

2000  Mortimer Brandeis-Hays fellowship

 

1997 Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. grant

 

1996 Ford Foundation Student Grant to support research on photography

 

1994 National Endowment for the Humanities Younger Scholar

 

Professional Service

 

Exhibition curator, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College (2015, 2016)

Bard College Language & Thinking curriculum committee (2014-15)

Bard College hiring committee (2016)

Bard College faculty teaching mentor (2012-2016)

Princeton Writing Program Undergraduate essay-writing prize committee (2012, 2013)

Columbia University teaching mentor for graduate student instructors (2004-2005).

 

PhD Dissertation Committees

2016-17, Columbia University, Esther Kim (outside reader)

 

Professional Service (Panels, Talks, Lectures, Juries):

 

Whitney Museum, NY

Socrates Sculpture Center, NY

University of California, Irvine

Princeton University

Sarah Lawrence College

UNC Greensboro, NC

SVA, NY

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

SUNY Purchase

NYU

Georgia State University

Queens Council for the Arts

Columbia University School of the Arts

Ecole des Hautes-Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy.

 

Professional Affiliations

 

College Art Association

New Art Dealer’s Association

 

Additional Qualifications

 

2005     M.F. A. Non-Fiction Writing, Columbia University

 

2005-present BARD COLLEGE

Faculty in the Program for Language & Thinking, a summer writing seminar.

 

2003-2005 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Graduate Instructor (2003-2005) Undergraduate Writing Program. Instructor “Advanced Creative Writing” (2004) School of General Studies.