Andrew Cappetta is a doctoral candidate in the department of Art History at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York. His primary research interest is the intersection between post-WWII/contemporary art and music. His forthcoming dissertation, “Pop/Art: The British Art School and the Birth of Underground Music, 1960-1980,” traces the connections between pedagogical changes in British art schools in the late 1950s/early 1960s to the development of underground music. He is an educator at Parsons, The New School for Design, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. His writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail.
Mr. Cappetta will present “An Art History of Pop Music” during Panel #3.