Prudence Peiffer is an art historian, writer, and editor, specializing in modern and contemporary art. She is Director of Content at MoMA, New York. She received her PhD from Harvard University. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University, she was a Senior Editor at Artforum magazine from 2012-2017, and Digital Content Director at David Zwirner in 2018. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, New York Review of Books, Artforum, and Bookforum, among other publications. Her book The Slip: The New York City Street That Changed American Art Forever was longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the Apollo Book of the Year Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and appeared on Vanity Fair’s Favorite Books of the Year list.


Gladys S. Blizzard Lecture with Prudence Peiffer, Author of The Slip

March 24, 2024 1PM – 2:30PM
Ticketed Event

Art historian Prudence Peiffer’s book The Slip examines six visual artists and the work they created on the edge of Manhattan in the 1950s.

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