Hal Foster


Hal Foster is Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, where he teaches and publishes in the areas of modernist and contemporary art, architecture, and theory. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Foster was a founding editor of Zone Magazine and Books, and he writes regularly for October (which he coedits), Artforum, and The London Review of Books. He is the recipient of the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism in College Art Association (2012) and the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing (2010), and he has been the Siemens Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and the Paul Mellon Senior Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. In 1998 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. His publications include, The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture (1983), Recodings (1985), The Return of the Real (1996), The Art-Architecture Complex (2011), Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency (2015).

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Under the Gaze: The Art of Cindy Sherman

Under the Gaze: The Art of Cindy Sherman 09:21 mins
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Hal Foster discusses how the self-portraits of artist Cindy Sherman presaged the selfie culture of our times.