Joe Bucciero is a Ph.D. candidate in Princeton’s Department of Art & Archaeology. His dissertation, New Objectives, examines some painters associated with the Neue Sachlichkeit and has been supported by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin—Preußischer Kulturbesitz. He has written for publications including Artforum, The New York Review of Books, and The Nation, and serves as an editorial consultant for Blank Forms Editions. Prior to Princeton, he received a B.A. in American Studies from Columbia University.