ional approach to materials and her intensive, physical method make her a unique figure in postwar American art.
Greil Marcus is a contributor to the exhibition catalogue accompanyingJay DeFeo: A Retrospective, on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from November 3, 2012 to February 3, 2013. He is the author ofLipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century, The Dustbin of History, Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n Roll Music, The Manchurian Candidate: BFI Film Classics, The Old, Weird America: The World of Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes, and most recently, The Doors: A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years. With Werner Sollors, Marcus is the editor of A New Literary History of America, published by Harvard in 2009. He lives in Oakland, CA.
Presented by the Jane Green Endowment for Studies in Art History and Criticism.