Christopher Green is a PhD candidate in Art History at the Graduate Center, CUNY. His research focuses on modern and contemporary Native American art, the representation and display of Indigenous culture, and primitivisms of the historic and neo-avant-garde. His dissertation, “Masked Moderns: Northwest Coast Native Art Beyond Revival,” examines the interplay between Euro-American modernism and Native American art of the Pacific Northwest through a series of Indigenous artists who in the years 1960–1990 drew on modernist aesthetic procedures to complicate notions of authenticity, identity, and tradition. His scholarly essays and criticism have appeared inArt in America,The Brooklyn Rail,ARTMargins, andWinterthur Portfolio, amongst others, and he is the co-editor of Issue 11 ofSHIFT: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture, “BLOOD AND EARTH AND SOIL.” He recently contributed a catalogue essay and public program to the exhibition “Unholding” at Artists Space, and he will be a 2018–2019 Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Museum of the American Indian.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership to Convene its 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will welcome fifteen art history doctoral students to New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. This fifth iteration of the program will bring ... Read More >
Highlights from the Fifth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) convened its fifth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program assembled 15 art history doctoral students from a dozen universities specializing in areas ranging from Roman glass portraits through to modern ... Read More >