Kimberly Bobier

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Visiting Assistant Professor History of Art and Design (718) 636-3598 p Brooklyn Campus, East Hall 2

Current Course Listing (3)

20/SP-HAD-365-03 History of Communications Design

20/SP-HAD-365-04 History of Communications Design

20/SP-PIC-326-01 Archive Fever

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Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Kim Bobier specializes in African American art history, modern and contemporary art history, and the politics of representation. Her dissertation Representing and Refracting the Civil Rights Movement in Late Twentieth-Century Art and book project explores United States-based visual artists deployment of the movement's imagery as a revealing entry point for analyzing identity politics and questions of appropriation. She is the recipient of fellowships from institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, the Mellon Black Metropolis Research Consortium, and the Luce American Council of Learned Societies. Her articles and criticism appear in Afterimage, African Arts Journal, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, International Review of African American Art, Panorama: Association of Historians of American Art, and elsewhere.