Courtney Fiske is a fourth-year in Columbia’s Art History department specializing in 20th-century American art. Her dissertation concerns Gordon Matta-Clark, the operation of the cut, and the question of sculpture circa 1970. She graduated from Harvard in May 2011. She is a frequent contributor to Artforum’s website. Her writing has also appeared in Grey Room, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, Film Comment, and various artists’ books. Prior to attending Columbia, she was a curatorial researcher at Dia Art Foundation, where she worked on the Carl Andre retrospective. She can be reached at cafiske [at] gmail [dot] com.