Author and art historian Martha Buskirk joins Rail Editor-at-Large Joan Kee for a conversation. We’ll conclude with a poetry reading.
In this talk
Professor of Art History and Criticism at Montserrat College of Art, Martha Buskirk’s publications include the newly released Is It Ours? Art, Copyright, and Public Interest (University of California Press, 2021), Creative Enterprise: Contemporary Art between Museum and Marketplace (Bloomsbury, 2012), and The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art (MIT Press, 2003), as well as numerous articles and catalogue essays. Her recent research was supported by Guggenheim and Clark Art Institute Fellowships.
Joan Kee is Professor in the History of Art at the University of Michigan and currently Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professor at Williams College. Her books include Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post Sixties America (2019) and Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method (2014). She is the guest editor of “Why Art and Law,” a special issue of Law and Literature forthcoming later this year. A volunteer lawyer in Detroit, she is an Editor-at-Large at the Brooklyn Rail.