Lane Relyea has been named the next editor-in-chief of Art Journal. An associate professor in the department of art theory and practice at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Relyea has written for publications including Artforum, Parkett, Frieze, and Afterall. He has a book forthcoming from MIT Press: D.I.Y. Culture Industry: Signifying Practices, Social Networks, and Other Instrumentalizations of Everyday Art. Relyea’s three-year term at Art Journal will begin on July 1, 2012. He replaces the current editor, Katy Siegel.
Art Journal has also announced new additions to its editorial board: Doryun Chong, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Saloni Mathur, associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.