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Lily Woodruff

Lily Woodruff Portrait

Dr. Lily Woodruff (B.A. '03) received a joint Ph.D. in Art History from Northwestern University and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris) in 2012. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Art History at Michigan State University. Her scholarly articles and criticism have appeared in Art, and Her book, Disordering the Establishment: Participatory Art and Institutional Critique in France, 1958-1981 (Duke University Press, 2020), examines the artistic practices of the Groupe de Recherche d'Art Visuel, Daniel Buren, André Cadere, and the Collectif d'Art Sociologique in relation to the rise of technocracy and consumerism, and in relation to philosophical debates of the time. She is co-chair of the European Postwar and Contemporary Art Forum.