Nadja Rottner is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She writes in the fields of American and Latin American art after 1945, with an emphasis on the intersections between the visual and the performing arts of music, theater, dance and film. She is the co-editor, together with Peter Weibel, of a two-volume book on Ruth Vollmer, 1961-1978: Thinking the Line and Gego, 1957-1988: Thinking the Line (Hatje Cantz, 2006). More recently, she edited Claes Oldenburg, an October Files book (The MIT Press, 2012). In 2015, she published Cardiovista: Detroit Street Photography, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2015. She has written for journals such as Oxford Art Journal, Modern Drama, Konsthistorisk Tidskrift: Journal of Art History, Artforum International, and others. She is currently at work on a book on the intermedia performances of Claes Oldenburg.
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