I will be accepting graduate students for the entering class of academic year 2014/15
Please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Bissera Pentcheva, for general information about the program.
Please also note that I do not write sponsorship letters nor extend invitations for visiting academics unless I know the candidate personally and his or her work well.
Works and Research in Progress:
Think-Tank Aesthetics: Mid-Century Modernism, the Social Sciences and the Rise of Visual Culture.
A pre-doctoral fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Washington D.C., a recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute and a Warhol Foundation/Creative Captal Art Writers Grant, Lee has published four books in addition to journal articles, reviews and catalogue essays. Three books have appeared with the MIT Press: Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2000); Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2004) and Forgetting the Art World (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012) Another book New Games: Postmodernism after Contemporary Art was published by Routledge in 2012.
A French language edition of Object to be Destroyed will be published by Editions Macula, Paris; a Spanish language edition of Chronophobia will be released by El Centro de Documentación y Estudios Avanzados de Arte Contemporáneo (CENDEAC), Murcia, Spain.
Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Photo credit: Scala / Art Resources, NY
Silk, paper, plexiglass, lights, electronics, 2800 bug pins
A film by Jamie Meltzer
Courtesy: Joshua Forney