Stuff: Instead of a Memoir
About the Author
Lucy R. Lippard is a contemporary art historian, curator, writer, and activist. As a critic, Lippard is best known for her study of conceptual art in Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966 to 1972 and for her writing on feminist art and politically engaged art. She has published more than twenty books, organized some fifty exhibitions, authored numerous articles, and co-founded Heresies: A Journal of Art and Politics, as well as the artist's-book store, Printed Matter. She has helped form numerous political and cultural groups, including the Ad Hoc Women's Art Committee and the Art Workers Coalition. She played a key role in the development of Conceptual Art in New York in the 1960s and 1970s and in the Feminist Art movement. In more recent years she has focused her work on the landscape, culture, and art of the American Southwest, where she moved in the 1990s. Her many honors include the Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award.