M.A., Modern Art/Curatorial Studies, Columbia University; B.F.A, Painting, Tehran University
PhD, CUNY Graduate Center
Media Farzin is a New York-based art historian and critic specializing in modern and contemporary art. Her research focuses on language-based art of the 1960s and 70s, especially issues of representation and distribution, such as exhibitions, documentation, ephemera, and props.
Her writings have appeared in Artforum, Art Agenda, Bidoun, Frieze, and Modern Painters, among others, and she is author of numerous catalogue essays. A collaborative art project with Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck, on cultural diplomacy and its modernist artifacts, has been exhibited in numerous venues internationally. She also teaches in the MFA Fine Arts program at the School of Visual Arts, New York.