Chris Kraus

Grad Art


Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, three books on art and cultural criticism and a literary biography of the writer Kathy Acker. Kraus' work has been widely translated and her first novel, I Love Dick, was adapted for television. Kraus is a co-editor of the independent press Semiotext(e), alongside Hedi El Kholti and Sylvere Lotringer. She has written for Artforum, Frieze, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, Financial Times and many other publications. A former Guggenheim fellow, she lives in Los Angeles and is presently working on a new novel.


  • HNAR-243-01: Writing: Observation & Beyond