maria elena buszek : curriculum vitae
Associate Professor of Art History
University of Colorado Denver, Department of Visual Arts
Office: CU Bldg. 800G
Mail: Campus Box 177, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: ARTICLES
“Moyra Davey,” Grove Art Online: Oxford Art Online. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press (2017).
Review of the book This Year’s Model: Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour by Elizabeth A. Wissinger (New York: NYU Press, 2015), Journal of American Studies 51, no. 2 (May 2017): 351-353.
“Contemporary Jewelry and Male Eroticism: Blank vs. Anonymous Faun,” “One on Two” series, No. 5, Art Jewelry Forum (17 July 2016).
“Art Critics’ Reading List: Maria Elena Buszek,” Artpulse magazine, no. 24 (Fall 2015).
“Punkademia” (review of the books Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music, edited by Nona Willis Aronowitz; Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century, [twentieth-anniversary edition], by Greil Marcus; and Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation, by David A. Ensminger), American Quarterly 65, no. 2 (June 2013): 413-423.
“Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY Art, Craft and Design (book and film review),” The Journal of Modern Craft 5, no. 3 (November 2012): 359-364.
“Once More, With Feeling: Feminist Art and Pop Culture Now,” Artpulse magazine, no. 12 (Summer 2012): 16-19.
“’Necessary Positions’ in Feminist Art: A Conversation (Suzanne Lacy, Andrea Bowers, Maria Elena Buszek)” Art Journal 71, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 138-150.
“Labor is My Medium: Some perspective(s) on contemporary craft,” Archives of American Art Journal 50, no. 3-4 (2012): 66-75.
Guest editor and contributor (with Kirsty Robertson), Craftivism: A special issue of Utopian Studies 22.2 (Fall 2011).
“Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire (book review)” The Journal of the History of Sexuality 20, no. 3 (September 2011): 619-623.
“Mirror, Mirror: Joanna Frueh as Fairy Stepmother,” TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies 55, no. 2 (T210, Summer 2011): 104-113.
“Thinking through craft: A new wave of craft theory” (review of the books A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression, by Howard Risatti and Thinking Through Craft, by Glenn Adamson), Surface Design Journal (Fall 2009): 66-67.
“Emerging Voices in Context: Surface design and contemporary art criticism,” Surface Design Journal 33, no.1 (Fall 2008): 6-9.
“Women’s Work: WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution (exhibition review),” The Journal of Modern Craft 1, no. 2 (July 2008): 293-297.
“Feminist history and ambivalence in the work of Nicole Cawlfield,” Photography Quarterly 94 (Spring 2007):12-17.
“Say Cheese(cake)! How pin-up girls of the day reflect changing ideals of womanhood,” American Sexuality (August 2007).
“The Revolution of Pink: Joanna Frueh in conversation with Tanya Augsburg, Maria Elena Buszek and Jill O’Bryan,” n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal no. 10 ( Fall 2002): 27-35.
“‘Oh, Dogma! (Up Yours!)’: Surfing the Third Wave,” Thirdspace: A Third Wave Feminist Journal 1, no.1 (July 2001): http://www.thirdspace.ca/articles/buszek.htm
“Representing ‘Awarishness’: Burlesque, Feminist Transgression, and the 19th-Century Pin-up,” TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies 43, no.4 (T164, Winter 1999): 141-162
“War Goddess: The Varga Girls, WWII and Feminism,” n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal 6 (March 1998).
Regular contributor (1999-present), BUST Magazine: The Voice of the New Girl Order