Lecture: George Baker

March 15, 2010
6:30pm Lecture, 7:30 pm Reception
Steinberg Auditorium

George Baker will speak as part of the Sam Fox School's Public Lecture Series. An associate professor of art history at the University of California, Los Angeles, Baker teaches on modernism and the historical avant-garde, the history of photography in the 19th and 20th centuries, and specialized topics in postwar and contemporary art history. Baker has worked as a critic for Artforum magazine and is currently editor of the journal October. Widely published, he is currently working on a book, Lateness and Longing, about the work of three women artists—Zoe Leonard, Tacita Dean, and Sharon Lockhart. A reception will follow in the Kemper Art Museum.