Lauren van Haaften-Schick
PhD Candidate, History of Art at Cornell University
Lauren van Haaften-Schick is a PhD Candidate in the History of Art at Cornell University. Her research considers artists’ interventions in the legal system and in legal norms since the 1960s, with a focus on artists’ contracts and legal advocacy.
Her curated exhibitions include “Non-Participation” (2014-16) and “Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures,” (2012-14) which traveled in the US and abroad.
From 2015-17 she was Associate Director of the Art & Law Program in New York, where she was a Curatorial Fellow in 2012. Lauren has received grants from the Mellon Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art among others, and has been a guest speaker at universities and art institutions internationally.