Monica Lee Steinberg received a PhD in Art History from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, joining SMLC in 2019 as an assistant professor. She teaches classes on modern and contemporary art as it intersects with technology, law, and the market, and student assignments frequently involve the realization of creative projects.
Dr. Steinberg’s research considers art, new media, and law of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, with a specific focus on fictional attribution, crime, and humor in a global context.
Her writing has appeared in journals including but not limited to: Crime, Media, Culture | Panorama: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art | Grey Room | Art Journal | Art History |American Art | Oxford Art Journal | Archives of American Art Journal.
She has also contributed to exhibition catalogues such as: The University of Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum’s Defaced! Money, Conflict, Protest | The Venice Biennale’s Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbours | Yarat Contemporary Art Space’s The Commonist | The Imago Mundi Collection’s Azerbaijan: The colors of wind and fire | The National Academy’s The Abstract Impulse: Fifty Years of Abstraction at the National Academy, 1956-2006.
For a list of publications, digital humanities projects, and other endeavors, see: https://msteinberg.art/
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Region and Language
Art + Technology, Art + Law, Art + Crime, Art + Markets/Money, Art + Humor, Art + Fiction, Digital Humanities, Modern and Contemporary Art History