Lucy R. Lippard
Lucy R. Lippard is a writer/curator/activist, and author of 21 books on contemporary art and cultural criticism. Her most recent written works include Down Country: The Tano of the Galisteo Basin, 1250-1782 (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2010), The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society, and On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art, and Place (The New Press, 1997, 1999). Her most recent curatorial venture was "Weather Report: Art and Climate Change" (Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007). She has received seven honorary degrees in fine arts and lives off the grid in rural Galisteo, New Mexico, where she is involved in local County politics and for 14 years has edited the monthly community newsletter, El Puente de Galisteo.