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Mona Hadler

Mona Hadler

Professor Art, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center

Professor Mona Hadler is on the faculty at Brooklyn College and at the Graduate Center. She has written on the art of Lee Bontecou in many venues, including an essay for the traveling Bontecou retrospective shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2003. She has also published on New York art and visual culture of the fifties including essays on Abstract Expressionists William Baziotes and David Hare, and articles on the relation of jazz and the visual arts, the postwar artistic response to nuclear explosions, and most recently on the Pontiac hood ornaments of that era.  Session chair, “Mad ‘Men’ and the Visual Culture of the Long Sixties,” College Art Association. New York, February. 2013.  Co-chairperson, “Kitsch in the Sixties: Modernism’s Subversive Other.” College Art Association. Los Angeles, February. 2009.