This five-week course offers an in-depth exploration of Whitney Biennial 2012. By focusing on one floor of the Biennial each week, detailed attention will be given to the artists, mediums, and themes that emerge within the Biennial. Select Biennial artists and the curators will also visit the course to discuss their work.
Suzanne Hudson. Hudson is Assistant Professor, Modern and Contemporary Art, at the University of Southern California. She is co-founder of the Contemporary Art Think Tank and president of the College Art Association-affiliated Society of Contemporary Art Historians. A regular contributor to Artforum, she is the author of Robert Ryman: Used Paint (MIT Press, 2009).
Anna Katz. A Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney since 2008, Katz is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University where her area of focus is postwar American sculpture. Her in-progress dissertation, “Hybrid Species: Lee Bontecou’s Sculpture and Works on Paper, 1958–1971,” will be the first book-length study devoted to Bontecou’s oeuvre.
Five Thursdays: March 8, 15; April 5, 12, 19
Morning Session: 9:30–11:00 am
Afternoon Session: 1:30–3:00 pm