Jeannine Tang

Jeannine Tang is an art historian and critic who received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, and holds a B.A. from the National University of Singapore. Previously a Terra Foundation fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, she was also a Critical Studies participant at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Her writing has appeared in venues such as Artforum; Art Journal; Theory, Culture & Society; Afterimage; journal of visual culture; Art India; Broadsheet, among others. Recent and forthcoming essays in books have focused on institutional critique and the afterlife of art (Provenance: An Alternate History of Art, Getty Research Institute 2012); feminism and international survey exhibitions (Politics in a Glass Case: Feminism, Exhibition Cultures and Curatorial Transgression, Liverpool University Press 2013); spectatorship and indigenous sovereignty (Critical Landscapes, University of California Press, 2014); temporalities after postmodernism (Time/Image, 2014-2015). She has published on the work of Cheo Chai- Hiang, Maria Eichhorn, Simryn Gill, Andrea Geyer, Hans Haacke, Sharon Hayes, Martin Beck, among others. She is at work on two book projects: a study of convergences between contemporary art and the 1970s information age, featuring case studies on Marshall McLuhan, John B. Hightower, Margia Kramer, Lucy Lippard, Martha Rosler and others; and a history of cultural and workplace flexibility between 1980-2000s. General research interests include modern and contemporary art, critical histories and theories of feminism, colonialism, social justice and media. CCS Bard core faculty (2010–present) and Graduate Committee (2011–present).