Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture; faculty, Center for Curatorial Studies
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Art History, Center for Curatorial Studies, Experimental Humanities
Biography:Alex Kitnick is Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and a frequent contributor to publications including Artforum, Art Journal, and October. He edited October 136 on New Brutalism and a collection of John McHale’s writings, The Expendable Reader: Articles on Art, Architecture, Design, and Media, 1951–1979. His book Distant Early Warning: Marshall McLuhan and the Transformation of the Avant-Garde will be published by University of Chicago Press in 2021. He is the recipient of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, and Whiting, Hyde, and Helena Rubinstein fellowships.
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, PhD, Princeton University. Additional studies in the Whitney Independent Study Program and Getty Research Institute, where he was a postdoctoral fellow. At Bard since 2013.
Location: Fisher Annex