Joseph Henry is a PhD student in the art history program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His research considers the intersection of artistic production and modes of labor in Euro-American modernity, with emphases on painting and performance and a historical focus on the visual cultures of pre- and inter-war Germany. He has presented research at the Centre Pompidou, the Museum of Modern Art, and the New Museum and published with venues including Art in America, The Brooklyn RailPerforma Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and The New Inquiry. He is currently a 2017-18 Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies Fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program, and teaches art history at Brooklyn College. 

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