Joe Bucciero is a Ph.D. candidate in Princeton's Department of Art & Archaeology. His dissertation, New Objectives: German Painting and Organized Capitalism, concerns some painters associated with the Neue Sachlichkeit and has been supported by the DAAD. He has written for publications such as Artforum, Jewish Currents, 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.