Maria Buszek is the Inaugural Speaker at the International Center for Photography’s Series, Dismantling the Gaze
Art Historian Examines Gendered Nature of Art-Making, Art-Viewing, and “The Male Gaze"CAM Communications | The College of Arts & Media Feb 9, 2019
Buszek shared hundreds of years of visual culture in one brief presentation that concisely illustrates the gendered power structures deeply embedded in cultural production to a standing room only crowd in New York City.
At CU Denver, Buszek teaches modern and contemporary art in the Visual Arts Department. Her recent publications include the books Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture (Duke University Press Books, 2006) and Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art (Duke, 2011). She has also contributed writing to numerous international exhibition catalogues and scholarly journals: most recently, essays in Dorothy Iannone: Censorship and the Irrepressible Drive Toward Divinity and Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, and Andrea Bowers. Buszek has also been a regular contributor to the popular feminist magazine BUST since 1999. Her current book project, Art of Noise, explores the ties between contemporary activist art and popular music.