Wesleyan portrait of Claire  Grace

Claire Grace

Assistant Professor of Art History

41 Wyllys Avenue, 305

Assistant Professor, American Studies

1 Vine Street,


BA Brown University
MA Middlebury College
PHD Harvard University

Claire Grace

Claire Grace is an art historian specializing in art from the 1960s to the present, primarily in U.S. contexts, and with a particular focus on intersections between aesthetic practices and social and political intervention. Her monograph "Art Demonstration: Group Material and the 1980s" is nearing completion. Writings on this and other topics can be found in OctoberMousse, Afterall, Photoworks, and the exhibition catalogue This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s (2012). Her essay "Notes on Diffraction: Gabriel Orozco and Photography" is forthcoming in Art Journal


Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Spring 2019: Mondays 12-2pm, Boger Room 305


Fall 2019
ARHA 249 - 01
"Public Freehold"

ARHA 253 - 01
Art After 1945