Please join us for this week’s VMCC event, Pamela M. Lee will be delivering her talk, entitled “Pattern Recognition, c. 1947.” This is the final event of the colloquia’s 2014-2015 season. Refreshments will be provided before the talk.
Pamela M. Lee is professor of Art History at Stanford University. Lee received her B.A from Yale University and her Ph.D in the Department of Fine Arts from Harvard University. She also studied at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Her area is the art, theory and criticism of late modernism and contemporary art. Among other journals, her work has appeared in October, Artforum, Assemblage, Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, Les Cahiers du Musee national d’arte moderne, Grey Room, Parkett and Texte zur Kunst. Lee has published four books in addition to journal articles, reviews and catalogue essays. Three books have appeared with the MIT Press: Object to be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2000); Chronophobia: On Time in the Art of the 1960s (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2004) and Forgetting the Art World (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012) Another book New Games: Postmodernism after Contemporary Art was published by Routledge in 2012. Lee is currently working on a book called *Think Tank Aesthetics: Mid-Century Modernism, The Cold War and the Rise of Visual Culture*.