Jana La Brasca

PhD Candidate

Art History

Modern and Contemporary Art

Research Interests

  • Scalar and dimensional change in art
  • Historiographies of Minimalism, Conceptualism and Land Art
  • Site specificity
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Magazines and Artist Books


BA, Art History, University of California Berkeley

MA, Art History, University of Texas at Austin


Jana La Brasca is a doctoral student in art history whose research focuses on modern and contemporary artists working in three dimensions or between media to engage questions of scale and environment. Previously, she was the Catalogue Raisonné Research Fellow at Judd Foundation in Marfa, Texas and a participant in Land Arts of the American West at Texas Tech University. She has worked in education at the Chinati Foundation, the Blanton Museum, and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Her writing can be found online at Pastelegram, Women’s Studio Workshop, and Judd Foundation. This year, she holds the Mellon Fellowship in European Paintings, Prints and Drawings at the Blanton Museum of Art.

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