Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Columbia University, 1977
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College|CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: 20th-century European and American Painting and Sculpture
Professor of 20th-century European and American Painting and Sculpture
Professor Mona Hadler is also on the faculty at Brooklyn College. She has written on the art of Lee Bontecou in many venues, including an essay for the traveling Bontecou retrospective shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2003. She has also published on New York art and visual culture of the fifties including essays on Abstract Expressionists William Baziotes and David Hare, and articles on the relation of jazz and the visual arts, the postwar artistic response to nuclear explosions, and most recently on the Pontiac hood ornaments of that era.
"Pontiac Hood Ornaments: Chief of the Sixes." Journal of the Society for Commercial Archeology Vol. 28, no. 1 (Spring 2010):6-15.
"Lee Bontecou: Plastic Fish and Grinning Saw Blades." Women's Art Journal Vol. XXVIII No.1 (Spring/Summer 2007):12-18.
"Lee Bontecou's Worldscapes." Lee Bontecou, A Retrospective. Ex.Cat. (Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, and New York: Abrams, 2003, reprinted Yale University Press, 2008).
"Jazz and the New York School." Representing Jazz, ed. Krin Gabbard (Durham:Duke University Press, 1995).
Co-editor, Art Journal, Winter 1994 issue on postwar sculpture.
"Lee Bontecou's 'Warnings.' " Art Journal Vol. LIII, no. 4 (Winter 1994): 56-61.