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Bio

Ben Lima is editor of Athenaeum Review journal and host of  Athenaeum Review podcast.

His writing on contemporary art has appeared in numerous publications, including Art Journal, Might Be Good, Pastelegram, Art Lies, Artforum.com, ARTNews, Literal Magazine, Aspect: Chronicle of New Media Art and Art in America, and he has curated and written catalog essays for Erin Cluley Gallery, Conduit Gallery, the SMU Pollock Gallery, Deep Ellum Windows, Grey Matters Gallery, The Dallas Biennial, The Texas Biennial, The Latino Cultural Center, the Yale University Art Gallery, Track 16 Gallery, the Wilcox Space, and others. He has presented his research at conferences in the U.S. and Europe, as well as offered classes and public lectures at museums in Dallas, Fort Worth and New York.

A scholar of modern art in Europe, he lived in Germany for two years, where his research on post-1945 German art at archives in Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart and elsewhere was supported by a fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He formerly taught art history at the University of Texas at Arlington, including courses on European, Latin American and U.S. modern art, as well as film, photography and architecture.

 



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