2018 [anticipated] PhD, Art & Archaeology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
- Dissertation: “ ‘Frank Stella and a Crisis of Nothingness’: The Emergence of Object Art in America, 1958-1967”
2009 MA, Art & Archaeology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
2007 BA, with Highest Honors, History of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- Thesis: “Punks, Skinheads, and Dandies: Matrices of Desire in Gilbert & George”
03/17 Contributing Writer, Artforum.com
- Critic's Picks and 500 Word statements by artists including Carmen Herrera and Doug Wheeler
09/12 Contributing Writer, The Brooklyn Rail
- Numerous long form artist interviews for the Brooklyn Rail, including Francesco Clemente, James Turrell, and Jacob Kassay. Also reviews and feature articles.
01/12 Ad Reinhardt Catalogue Raisonné Project
- Ad Reinhardt Foundation. First volume, on black paintings from the 1960s, anticipated 2017.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (PAST)
04/17 Nominating Committee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Artist Awards
04/15; 04/17 Nominating Committee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant
10/14 Visiting Critic, AKV/St Joost Academy, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
05/14 Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY
01/14 Judge, Wynn Newhouse Awards
10/13 Writer-in-Residence, The Miami Rail
05/13 Co-founder, with Harrison Tenzer, Curatorial Projects, The Brooklyn Rail
05/13 Visiting Critic, Graduate Department of Painting, Rhode Island School of Design
06/08 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Intern, Department of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
06/07 Curatorial Intern, Princeton University Art Museum
Editor, with Barbara Rose, Special Ad Reinhardt Centennial Issue, The Brooklyn Rail (December 2013-January 2014).
Editor, with Hal Foster, Richard Hamilton (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010).
SLECTED PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS, EXHIBITION CATALOGUES, AND ACADEMIC JOURNALS)
"Image and Surface: Joe Zucker's Painterly Process," Joe Zucker (London: Thames & Hudson, forthcoming 2017).
"The Black Paintings,” Ad Reinhardt (New York: David Zwirner Gallery, forthcoming 2017).
"Transmissions." Contingencies: Arte Povera and After (New York: Luxembourg & Dayan, forthcoming 2017).
"James Bishop," "Francesco Clemente," and "James Turrell," in Jarrett Earnest and Lucas Zwirner, eds. Tell Me Something Good: Artist Interviews from the Brooklyn Rail (New York: David Zwirner Books, 2017).
"Stanley Whitney." Lisson: 50 Years (London: Lisson Gallery, 2017).
"Interview," Mary Corse (New York: Inventory Press, 2017).
"Michael Steiner." Serielle Formationen: Frankfurt 1967. (Berlin: Daimler Art Collection, Berlin 2017).
"Peter Joseph: Perception Condensed," Peter Joseph (New York: Lisson Gallery, 2017).
"Niele Toroni's Extendibility," Niele Toroni (New York: Swiss Institute, 2017).
Michael Staniak (St Louis: Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis, 2017).
"Optical Overspray," Roy Colmer (New York: Lisson Gallery, 2017).
"Rodolfo Aricò and the Architectonics of Perception," Rodolfo Aricò (London: Luxembourg & Dayan, 2016).
"Stanley Whitney, Call-and-Response," Stanley Whitney: Radical Times (London: Lisson Gallery, 2016).
"Al Held's Cognitive Abstraction," Al Held: Black and White Paintings (New York: Cheim & Read, 2016).
“Erik Lindman: Blanks,” Erik Lindman: Blanks (Paris: Almine Rech Gallery, 2015).
“Landon Metz and the Legacy of Color Field Painting,” Landon Metz (Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2015).
“A Note on Simon Hantaï vis-à-vis Paul Cézanne,” Simon Hantaï: Blancs (New York: Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2015).
“ ‘More than two dimensions but short of three’: Frank Stella’s Picture Building, 1967 to the Present,” Frank Stella: Shape as Form (New York: Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2015).
“Josiah McElheny’s Visionary Modernism,” Josiah McElheny Paintings (New York: Andrea Rosen Gallery, 2015).
“Richard Pousette-Dart’s Luminous Geometry,” Richard Pousette-Dart (New York: Pace Gallery, 2014).
“The Ether Around Us,” Jean-Baptiste Bernadet: Studies for Sunsets (New York: Karma, 2014).
“Industrial Aesthetics: Zak Kitnick’s Steel Shelving Sculptures,” Zak Kitnick (Shapco, MN: Wusthof Press in collaboration with Clifton Benevento and Ribordy Contemporary, 2014).
"Francis Alÿs: Green Line (Sometimes Doing...)," in Kelly Baum, ed. Nobody’s Property: Art, Land, Space, 2000-2010 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010).
“Punks, Skinheads, and Dandies: Matrices of Desire in Gilbert & George,” in Henry Rogers, ed. The Art of Queering in Art (Birmingham, U.K.: ARTicle Press, 2007).
"Doug Wheeler, 500 Words." Artforum.com. May 2017.
"Critics' Pick: David Novros." Artforum.com. May 2017.
"Carmen Herrera, 500 Words.” Artforum.com. October 2016.
“Surface, Image, Reception: Painting in a Digital Age.” Rhizome. May 2016.
“In Conversation with Larry Bell.” The Brooklyn Rail. March 2016.
“In Conversation with Mary Heilmann and David Reed.” The Brooklyn Rail. July 2015.
Interviewed by Jarrett Earnest, “Who’s Afraid of the New Abstraction?” SFAQ. August 2014.
“In Conversation with James Turrell.” The Brooklyn Rail. September 2013.
“In Conversation with Francesco Clemente.” The Brooklyn Rail. May 2013.
“The Diagnostic Essay,” a response to Irving Sandler’s questionnaire “Art Criticism Today.” The Brooklyn Rail. December 2012.
Invited lecture in conjunction with Hanne Darboven: Cultural History, 1880-1983. Dia Art Foundation: New York, NY. June 24, 2017.
"History and Uses of Materials." Invited lecture. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki: Auckland, New Zealand. May 3, 2017.
Organizer and moderator. "Material Concerns in Current Practices." Three part panel series, hosted by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation: New York, NY. February-April, 2017.
Panel discussion with Norman Rosenthal and Landon Metz. Moderator. Paul Kasmin Gallery. New York, NY. March 29, 2016.
“Brushes.” Panelist. New Museum. New York. September 3, 2015.
“Landon Metz and the Legacy of Color Field Painting.” Conference presentation. Natural Disasters, Free Speech, and the Death of Painting. Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis. April 11, 2015.
“A Panel on Painting.” Panelist. Hunter College, New York. March 25, 2015.
Moderator of a panel related to the exhibition, 173 E 94th St. / Chaussée de Waterloo 550. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York. December 10, 2014.
“Do You Follow? Art in Circulation.” Panelist. Rhizome and the Institute of Contemporary Art, London. October 15, 2014.
“Robert Irwin’s Theory of Painting.” Conference presentation. Hidden Forces?—Painting in the ’60s and ’70s. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main. June 14, 2013.
“ ‘Pure Plastic Spirit’: Optical Abstraction and Giacomo Balla’s Iridescent Interpenetrations.” Invited Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. May 22, 2013.
“Robert Irwin’s Theory of Painting.” Conference presentation. A Symposium on the History of Art Presented by The Frick Collection and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University. Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, NY. April 20, 2012.
“The Politics of Surface: Brice Marden’s Early Monochromes and Their Critical Reception.” Conference presentation. Clement Greenberg at 100: Looking Back to Modern Art. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. April 4, 2009.
“What is Known Forever in the Mind: The Dead End of Lyric and the Art of Agnes Martin.” Conference presentation. Modernism and the Unconscious Colloquium. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. March 7, 2008.
“Obliterating the World: Yayoi Kusama and the Post-War Avant-Garde.” Public Lecture. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ. October 5 and 7, 2007.
“Punks, Skinheads, and Dandies: Matrices of Desire in Gilbert & George.” Conference presentation. Queer ID Conference. Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. October 19, 2006.
EXHIBITIONS (CURATED OR CO-CURATED)
01/17 Roy Colmer. New York: Lisson Gallery
03/16 Morris Louis/Landon Metz. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
04/15 Subjects of the Artist. Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles in collaboration with Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
02/15 Lumination. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad
01/15 (with Berthold Pott) Politics of Surface, Part II. Berthold Pott, Cologne
12/14 (with Harrison Tenzer) 24/7. Monte Carlo, Miami Beach
10/14 (with Berthold Pott) Politics of Surface, Part I. Berthold Pott, Cologne
10/14 173 E 94th St. / Chaussée de Waterloo 550. Middlemarch, Brussels in collaboration with Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
11/13 (with Harrison Tenzer) Correspondences: Ad Reinhardt at 100. Ad Reinhardt Foundation, New York, NY
03/08 Early Warhol in Context. Princeton University Art Museum