Michèle C. Cone
MICHÈLE C. CONE has worked as an art reviewer and cultural critic for American, Italian, French, and Spanish publications over more than 30 years, most recently for Art in America, and the American Historical Review. She was a long-time faculty member at the School of Visual Arts. She received a Ph.D. in French Studies from NYU in 1988; her books on the arts of the Vichy era have been published by Princeton and Cambridge University Press. A longtime board member of AICA/USA, she is currently a Fellow for the Humanities at NYU, and is finishing a book on her early youth in France during the Holocaust, the fate of her family and her discovery of America as a teenager.
Antoni Muntadas and TranslationBy Michèle C. Cone
In the Cibachrome image entitled “On Translation: The Bank” (1997 2002), a rare collectible in this artist’s oeuvre, Muntadas evokes an economic aspect of translation.