Essays and Articles
- Paula Modersohn-Becker, “Self-Portrait Nude with Amber Necklace, Half-Length I,” Smarthistory, July.
- “How Käthe Kollwitz Invented a New Art of Protest,” Frieze, January 20
- “Choreographing Archives, Curating Choreographers: Yvonne Rainer, Xavier Le Roy, and the Dance Retrospective,” in Curating Live Arts: Critical Perspectives, Essays, and Conversations on Theory and Practice, edited by Dena Davida, Jane Gabriels, Véronique Hudon, and Marc Provonost, 235-48 (Oxford: Berghahn Books), with Fabien Maltais-Bayda.
- “The Form of the Void,” in Colloque international “Picasso: Sculptures,” du 24 au 26 mars 2016, edited by Cécile Godefroy and Virginie Perdrisot (Paris: Musée national Picasso-Paris).
- The Suffering Body of 1993: Whatever Happened to the Abject,” Momus, April 27
- “Ryan McNamara and the Afterlife of Performance,” Momus, February 4
- “Criticism Project Altered Twice: A Dual Response to Xavier le Roy’s ‘Retrospective,’” Momus, December 14, with Fabien Maltais-Bayda.
- “The Commons of Aggregation: The Case for Net Art as Public Art,” Momus, October 27.
- “Sources of Harm: Notes on the Alternative Artworld,” Hyperallergic, September 11.
- “The Camera Feeds,” in When We Were Monsters: An Exhibition by James Richard (Kerpen, Germany: Haus Mödrath—Räume für Kunst).
- “Return, Address,” in BPA//Exhibition 2021, edited by Anna-Lisa Scherfose (Berlin: KW Institute for Contemporary Art), n.. P.
- “Thresholds: Salman Toor’s Group,” in Relations: Diaspora and Painting, edited by Cheryl Sim, 184-88 (Montreal: Phi Foundation for Contemporary Art).
- “Resets: On James Richards’s Uncontrollable Universe,” in Artists in the Cinema: Projections Commissions 2019, 41-53 (Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Tyneside Cinema).
- Max Neuhaus: Times Square, 1977 (New York: Dia Art Foundation, 2019), exhibition publication, unattributed.
- “Pararealism: Philippe-Aubert Gauthier and Tanya St-Pierre’s Something is Happening,” exhibition publication (Peterborough, Canada: Artspace).
- Amos Badertscher at Schwules Museum (Berlin), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” June 17.
- Leila Hekmat at Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie (Berlin), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” June 3.
- Leila Hekmat at Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery (Berlin), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” May.
- Rose Wylie at Galerie Ernst Hilger (Vienna), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” January 30.
- Julio Rondo at Galerie Andreas Binder (Munich), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” January 22.
- Ingrid Wiener at Barbara Wien (Berlin), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” October 11.
- Pierre Puvis de Chavannes at Michael Werner New York (New York), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” January 22.
- Maia Ruth Lee, “Access To Tools” at Jack Hanley Gallery (New York), Flash Art 323, November-January 2019.
- Virginia Jaramillo at Hales Gallery (New York), artforum.com “Critics Pick,” November 21.
- “The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin” at The Jewish Museum (New York, NY), Momus, June 14
- Laure Prouvost at e-flux (New York, NY), Art in America, November 17
- Body by Body at Eli Peng Francis Perkins (New York, NY), Art in America, October 30
- Anicka Yi, “You Can Call Me F” at The Kitchen (New York, NY), Art in America, May 28
- “Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism” at Denny Gallery (New York, NY), Momus, January 8
- “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY) and Cory Arcangel, “tl;dr” at Team Gallery (New York, NY), Momus, October 15
- “Jake and Dinos Chapman: Come and See,” at DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art (Montreal), esse 82 (Autumn),
- 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), esse 81 (Spring-Summer).
- Carrie Mae Weems, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York), esse 81 (Spring-Summer).
- “Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950” at Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.), C Magazine 122 (Summer 2014): 60-1.
- “Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art,” Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen (Montreal), esse 78 (Spring).
- Mette Ingvartsen, “21 pornographies” and “The Permeable Stage: Reimagining the Social,” Performa Magazine, November.
- Simon Grenier-Poirier and Dorian Nuskind-Oder, “Speed Glue” at Wild Project (New York, NY), Canadian Art, November 14.
- Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, “Work/Travail/Arbeid,” at the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Performa Magazine, May 18.
- Jill Bennett, Practical Aesthetics: Events, Affects, and Art after 9/11 (London: I. B. Tauris, 2012), in The Los Angeles Review of Books.
- Claire Bishop, Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (New York: Verso, 2012), in The New Inquiry.
Talks and Papers
- “Where Are We Going? A Bus Journey” [on Ingeborg Bachmann], Night of Ideas, Villa Albertine and Brooklyn Public Library, May.
- “Key Moments in Biennial History: Between Politics and Beauty,” Whitney Museum of American Art, March.
- “Blurred Primitivism: Kirchner’s Studio Photographs,” frontBURNER Seminar, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, December.
- Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies Scholar-in-Residence, “Die Brücke, Primitivism, and Sachlichkeit: A Colonial Economy of Feeling,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, July.
- “Attention! Televisual Politics in Liz Magic Laser’s I Feel Your Pain,” in “‘Ce qui se dessine de nouveau’: On the Relationship Between Aesthetics and Politics in the Current Artistic Landscape,” DHC/ART Foundation, Montreal, January.
Conference and Symposium Papers
- “The Suture and the Needle,” in “Figuring Magic Realism: International Interpretations of an Elusive Term,” CUNY Graduate Center, April.
- “Blur, Blackness, and Die Brücke,” in “Art, Obscurity, and the Politics of Rescue,” chaired by Flora Dunster and Amy Tobin, Association for Art History, Newcastle University and Northumbria University, April.
- “The Handwerk of the Artist: Die Brücke’s Woodcuts and Wilhelmine Industry,” Berliner Graduierten-Symposium für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunstgeschichte, November.
- “The Circus Comes to Dresden,” in “The Art and Architecture of Alterity,” Art History Graduate Student Symposium, Rutgers University, April.
- “Empathy, Solidarity, and Other Things in Kuhle Wampe,” in “Life and Its Animation,” chaired by Katerina Korola and Cassandra Guan, Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Seattle, March.
- “Empathy from Cacti to Brecht,” in Whitney Independent Study Program Critical Studies Symposium, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May.
- “Tatlinism, or Hausmann’s Bluff,” in “Revolution in the Margins, 1917-2017,” CUNY Graduate Center, New York, October. Video Documentation
- “Imitation and Crime: Hermann Muthesius and the Surrogate,” The Institute of Fine Arts of New York-Frick Collection Symposium, New York, April.
- “Ambient Spectatorship,” in “The Critical Matter of Performance,” New Museum, New York, February.
- “The Form of the Void,” in “Le monument à Apollinaire,” chaired by Peter Read, “Picasso: Sculpture” International Colloquium, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, March.
- “‘Jeder Mensch ein Terrorist’: Joseph Beuys and Thomas Peiter at documenta V,” in “You Are Not Alone: Experimental Structures of Artistic Collaboration in Late Modernism,” chaired by Leda Campellin, Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Pittsburgh, October.
- “Project for a Monument to Guillaume Apollinaire,” Second 2015 Museum Research Consortium Study Session, chaired by Leah Dickerman, Museum of Modern Art, New York, May.
Conferences and Panels Organized
- “The Specter Haunting Art History: A Third Wave of Marxism?” with Kaegan Sparks, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, February.
- “Scales of Visibility in Contemporary Indigenous Art,” with Christopher Green and Ian Wallace, CUNY Graduate Center, October.
- ARTD.3066, “Modern Art,” undergraduate. Syllabus (PDF)
- ARTD.1010,” Art: Its History and Meaning,” undergraduate. Syllabus (PDF)
CUNY Graduate Center
- Guest Lecturer, “Empathy Theory from Art Nouveau, Fauvism, Expressionism to the Bauhaus” doctoral seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, Prof. Romy Golan, Fall 2020.
- Co-Convener of “Social Choreography Working Group,” 2015, with Kaegan Sparks and Katherine Carl.
Washington University in St. Louis
- Guest Lecturer, “Native and Cosmopolitan Modernisms: The U. S. and Europe between the Wars” graduate and undergraduate seminar, Washington University in St. Louis, Prof. Angela Miller, Fall 2020.
- Guest Lecturer for “Graduate Seminar in Sculpture and Related Media,” Prof. Gabo Camnitzer, Spring 2019.
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