Lecture: David Joselit

LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting: Lecture by David Joselit

David Joselit is an art historian and critic, who received his Ph.D. in Fine Arts from Harvard University in 1995 and A.B. magna cum laude in Fine Arts from Harvard College in 1981.  He studied at MIT at the Program in History, Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture from 1989-1991.  He has held several distinguished teaching positions; at Yale, he was a Carnegie Professor and in 2010 he was the Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.  He taught in the Department of Art History and Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies at University of California, Irvine from 1995 to 2003.  He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Joselit’s recent art criticism has engaged extensively with contemporary painting, notably 'Painting Beside Itself' in October in the Fall of 2009. He has published and co-authored many books including Infinite Regress: Marcel Duchamp 1910–1941 (MIT Press, 1998), American Art Since 1945 (Thames and Hudson, World of Art Series, 2003), Feedback: Television Against Democracy (MIT Press, 2007), and After Art (Princeton University Press, 2012), and he is a contributing author to the second and third editions of Art Since 1900 (Thames and Hudson, 2011 and 2016). He is an editor of the journal October. 

Tuesday, March 26 at 10:30 am

Fred Lazarus IV Center, Auditorium (L115)
131 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD, USA

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Speaker/Lecture/Reading, Lecture


Hoffberger School of Painting

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