Courtney Fiske is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Columbia’s Art History department specializing in 20th-century American art. Her dissertation concerns Gordon Matta-Clark and the question of sculpture circa 1970. She has taught widely in the Columbia undergraduate curriculum, including courses on the neo-avant-garde and the history of Western art. She graduated from Harvard, summa cum laude, 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 her focus was the Carl Andre retrospective. She previously worked with the Judd Foundation in both New York and Marfa, Texas. She can be reached at cafiske [at] gmail [dot] com.