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Pamela Lee, Stanford Art History

Endless Decade: On Time and Technology in the Art of the 1960s




April 28, 2003; 6 Minutes; Video

Prof. Lee received her B.A from Yale University and her Ph.D in the Department of Fine Arts from Harvard University. She also studied at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Her area is the art, theory and criticism of late modernism with a historical focus on the 1960s and 1970s. Among other journals, her work has appeared in October, Artforum, Assemblage, Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, Les Cahiers du Musee national d'arte moderne, Grey Room, Parkett and Texte zur Kunst.

A pre-doctoral fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Washington D.C., and a recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute, Lee has published two books in addition to journal articles, reviews and catalogue essays. Her books are Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2000) and Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2004). A French language edition of Object to be Destroyed will be published by Editions Macula.