B.A., Brooklyn College (CUNY).
(MIT Press). Senior Fellow, Center for Advanced Study of the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, 1986-1987. Getty Scholar, J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities (1989-1990). Author, Robert Morris: An Aesthetic of Transgression
; The Art of Moving Shadows
; and On the Eve of the Future: Essays in Cinematic and Related Practices
. Editor, Kino-Eye: The Writings of Dziga Vertov
; October: The First Decade
; Cinema, Censorship and the State: The Writings of Nagisa Oshima
; and Doctor of Laws
. H.C. Translations include Jean-Paul Sartre, Literary and Philosophic Essays
; Simone de Beauvoir, Must We Burn Sade
?; Georges Bataille, Writings on Laughter, Sacrifice, Unknowing
. Honors: Mather Award for Distinction in Art Criticism; grants-in-aid for research on Soviet cinema given by the National Endowment for the Arts; Faculty Fellowship awarded by the Project on Cities and Urban Knowledges at the International Center for Advanced Studies (NYU, 2000-01), and NYU Distinguished Teaching Medal. Member, Board of Directors, Anthology Film Archives. Consultant on film programming at the National Gallery of Art.