Stuart Steck

Assistant Professor

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For the past two decades, Stuart Steck has worked as both a curator and academic. Although he was originally trained in the field of decorative arts, his current interests focus on postwar art and critical theory. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses with us since 1998. He has also taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, Boston University, and Suffolk University. Steck also produces the Short Attention Span Digital Video Festival and is the founding president of the Visual Culture Consortium, Boston. Over the years, Steck has received research grants from the Henry Luce Foundation, the Pittsburgh Foundation, and the Boston University Humanities Foundation. He received his BA in History from Cornell University and his PhD in Art History from Boston University.


“The Book House: Redefining Space, Form, and Experience,” in Spatial Practice (Singapore: Oro Editions, 2009)

“Coming Full Circle: Ellsworth Kelly and Boston, Then and Now,” in Ellsworth Kelly: Recent Prints (Boston: Boston University Art Gallery, 1998)