Subversive Humor: The Performance Art of Hannah Wilke, Eleanor Antin, and Adrian Piper
Introduction by Martha Wilson, Epilogue by Danielle Abrams 

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 Spring 2016

“It Starts with a Dilapidated House in LA: Art, Performance, and Experimentation,”
in 1970s Los Angeles, Los Angeles: Rare Bird Lit
Co-wrote essay on the 70s performance art scene in Los Angeles for collection, edited by David Kukoff 

from diversion to subversion

“Playing with Dada: Hannah Wilke’s Irreverent Artistic Discourse with Duchamp,” From Diversion to Subversion:   Games, Play, and Twentieth-Century Art
Pennsylvania State University Press
Edited by David J. Getsy for the “Refiguring Modernism” series.
Chapter examines the artistic dialogue between Hannah Wilke’s and Marcel Duchamp’s art  


smile machines



“Not Kidding: Feminist Art, Humor, and the Carnivalesque Spirit,” Smile Machines. Humor – Art – Technology
Published by Transmediale, Berlin
Catalogue for art exhibition with same title, held at the Berlin Art Academy.
Contributed essay analyzing the connections between feminist art and humor 

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SMIRK: women, art, and humor
(Click to read the essay)
Published by Nassau Community College, New York
Wrote catalogue essay, which linked women’s use of humor in art with the transgressive ideas of Mikhail Bakhtin 





“Charming Experience,”
 Time Out Hong Kong, No. 24 (March 18)
Art Review of contemporary interactive exhibition, at the Hong Kong Museum of Art


“Liners’ Paradox,”
Time Out Hong Kong, No. 22 (February 18)
Review of contemporary local art show at Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong  


Being There: The Tribeca Neighborhood of Franklin Furnace,
The Drama Review: MIT Press and New York University
Spring issue, 2005
Co-authored article that discusses the area of New York City known as Tribeca, with particular emphasis on Franklin Furnace and other alternative art spaces in operation during the 1970s and 1980s

“Antin and Piper,”
Art Journal: Published by College Art Association, New York
Spring issue, 2000
Reviewed Eleanor Antin Retrospective at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and an Adrian Piper exhibit at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


“Naked Truths,”
Art Journal: College Art Association, New York
Summer issue, 1999
Reviewed the Hannah Wilke Retrospective in Copenhagen, Denmark





Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia
 New York: Routledge, 1997
 Wrote separate entries on artists Judy Chicago and Hannah Wilke



The Dictionary of Women Artists
London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1996
Contributed entry concerning the sculptor Chryssa