Foster, Hal

Hal Foster is Townsend Martin ’17 Professor of Art & Archaeology & Professor of Architecture at Princeton. Recent books include The Art-Architecture Complex (2011); Art Since 1900 (2005), a co-authored textbook on 20th-century art; Prosthetic Gods (2004), concerning the relation between modernism and psychoanalysis; and Design and Crime (2002), on problems in contemporary art, architecture, and design. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Foster won the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing in 2010. He continues to write regularly for October, which he co-edits; Artforum; and The London Review of Books.

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On his book The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha
(Our Cover Feature of November 20, 2011)