Katy Siegel is the Senior Programming and Research Curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the inaugural Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art at Stony Brook University and a contributing editor to Artforum. She has written many essays on modern and contemporary artists, including Paul Pfeiffer, David Reed, Bernard Frize, and most recently, Mark Bradford. Siegel was previously Associate Professor of Art History and chief curator of the galleries at Hunter College and editor in chief of Art Journal. She was also the curator of High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975, which toured internationally. Her most recent books are Since 45: America and the Making of Contemporary Art, out this March from Reaktion, and Abstract Expressionism, out this fall from Phaidon.
The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models New Museum CUNY Graduate Center What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? The last two decades has seen an unimaginable diversification of the museum as a place for exhibiting art and telling histories, producing innovative education models, promoting international collaborations, forming alternative archives, and […]read more »