Daniel Marcus


Daniel Marcus is Associate Curator at the Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University, where he is also a lecturer in the Department of History of Art. Prior to this appointment he was working at Oberlin College, after having been a visiting scholar in the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania at the invitation of Professor Kaja Silverman. He was a Teaching Fellow in the Histories of Art, Media, and Design at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. His dissertation titled The Banality of Speed: Automotive Modernity in Interwar France, investigates artistic responses to the vulgarization of the automobile. Alongside his dissertation work, he has written regularly on contemporary art and politics, contributing a catalogue essay to the Boston ICA’s upcoming survey of artist Amy Sillman, a reply to October’s questionnaire on Occupy Wall Street (with Jaleh Mansoor and Daniel Spaulding), and numerous exhibition reviews to Artforum and Art in America.