Deborah Kass is an artist whose paintings examine the intersection of art history, popular culture and the self. She received her BFA in Painting at Carnegie-Mellon University, studied at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and the Art Students’ League. Her work is in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of Art, The Solomon Guggenheim Museum, The Jewish Museum, The Museum of Fine Art, Boston, The Cincinnati Museum, the New Orleans Museum, The Weatherspoon Museum, as well as numerous public and private collections. Her work has been written about extensively in the New York Times, art press, and academic books. A survey show, “Deborah Kass, The Warhol Project” traveled across the country from 1999-2001. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally including at the Venice Biennale, the Istanbul Biennale, and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. She is a Senior Critic in the Yale University M.F.A. Painting Program. She is represented by Vincent Fremont and the Paul Kasmin Gallery. The Andy Warhol Museum is presenting "Deborah Kass, Before and Happily Ever After," a retrospective of her work in 2012. (Photo credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders)