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Daniel Adler
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts

Dan Adler teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century art, with particular interests in nineteenth-century European painting, French and German Dada, and the development and reception of the conceptual art movement. Professor Adler’s areas of research include the history of art writing, German modernism, Frankfurt School theory, conceptual art, and the aesthetics and history of sculpture and installation art. He has published in the London-based journal Art History and regularly contributes reviews to Artforum and Canadian Art. An alumnus of the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program, he has taught previously at Hunter College, RISD, the University of Guelph, and the New School in New York. He was formerly senior editor of the Bibliography of the History of Art at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. In 2006 he curated the exhibition “When Hangover Becomes Form: Rachel Harrison and Scott Lyall,” held at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). His book on the German conceptual artist Hanne Darboven will be published in 2009 by Afterall Books/MIT Press. He is currently working on a book dealing with contemporary sculpture in terms of aesthetic categories.





Last updated: August 13, 2008