Freelance contributor Lori Waxman has written about contemporary art for the past 18 years, for the Chicago Tribune as well as Artforum, Parachute and other periodicals. Her books include “Girls! Girls! Girls! in contemporary art” and “60 wrd/min art critic,” which is also the name of a live performance of art criticism that she has toured around the country and in Germany, as part of dOCUMENTA 13. She teaches art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is the recipient of a Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant. Born in Montreal, Canada, she studied at McGill University and the School of the Art Institute, and earned a Ph.D. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.