Bakwin Lecture presents Claire Bishop
Déjà Vu: Contemporary Art and the Ghosts of Modernism
Claire Bishop is professor of art history at the Ph.D. Program in Art History at CUNY Graduate Center, New York. Her books include Installation Art: A Critical History (2005) and Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship (2012), for which she won the 2013 Frank Jewett Mather award for art criticism. Her curatorial projects include the performance exhibition "Double Agent" at the ICA, London (2008) and the PRELUDE.11 performance festival at CUNY Graduate Center (2011). She is a regular contributor to Artforum, and her next book, Radical Museology, or, What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art?, has just been published by Koenig Books.