Michael Lobel is Professor of Art History and Director of the MA Program in Modern and Contemporary Art, Criticism and Theory at Purchase College, State University of New York. His publications include three books: Image Duplicator: Roy Lichtenstein and the Emergence of Pop Art (Yale University Press, 2002); James Rosenquist: Pop Art, Politics and History in the 1960s (University of California Press, 2009); and John Sloan: Drawing on Illustration (Yale University Press, 2014). He has written numerous exhibition catalog essays and articles in such publications as Art Journal, Artforum, Parkett, and Art Bulletin. His curatorial projects include a 2007 exhibition for the Neuberger Museum of Art, “Fugitive Artist: The Early Work of Richard Prince, 1974-77.”