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MY FAIR LADIES: Female Robots, Androids, and Other Artificial Eves (New Brunswick, NJ, 2015)

WOMEN AND THE MACHINE: Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age(Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001, paperback 2003.

BREAKING FRAME: Technology and the Visual Arts in the Nineteenth Century(New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992).

“Catastrophe Chic: A Commentary,” Design Issues 23:4 (Autumn 2007), 93-97.

“Designing For Safety: Safe: Design Takes on Risk” (review essay, Museum of Modern Art, New
York), Technology and Culture 47:4, October, 2006, 791-798.

“Perspectives on the Escalator in Photography and Art.” Catalogue essay for the exhibition Up
Down and Across: Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Sidewalks (Washington, D.C.: National
Building Museum/Merrell Pub. Co., 2003), 140-171.

“The Escalator in Art.” Blueprints, National Building Museum, Fall 2003.

“Photographing Devastation: Three Photography Exhibits of 11 September 2001,” Technology and
Culture, 43: 4, October 2002, 771-76.

"Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design." Design Issues, Spring 1996.

"Brunel Meets Brunelleschi" (ornamented machines in America). American Heritage of Invention
and Technology, Summer 1995.

"Manhole Covers and the Myths of America." Design Book Review (MIT Press), Winter\Spring

"The Electric Eve: Galvanizing Women in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century
Literature, Film, and Art." Research in Philosophy and Technology 13, 1993, 43-56.

"The P.U.L.S.E. Exhibit." Leonardo, June 1988

"The Impact of Technology on the Human Image in Art." Leonardo, 19, No. 2, 1986.

"Art and Technology: A College Course Design," in The State University of New York, The New
Liberal Arts--Curriculum in Transition. (Albany: State Univ. of New York, 1986), 67-71.

"The Distancing Effect of Technology in Twentieth-Century Poetry
and Painting." San Jose Studies, Spring, 1985. Awarded "Best Article
of the Year" by San Jose Studies editors.

"The Airplane in Art." Art and Artists, London, December 1984.

“The Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage: A Unique Exhibition Space." Technology and Culture, April

"The Explosive Emergence of Technology in Art." Art and Artists, London, December 1982.

"Picasso, Car Classics, and the Engineers." Art Education, July 1982
(journal of the National Art Education Association).

"Humanities and the Machine: Responses to Technology." Technology and Culture, July 1982.

"Lawrence Durrell: The Poet As Pygmalion." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 5.SI 1
(1981): 158-75.

"The New American Classicism" (technology and American design).
Intellect, September 1980.

"Artists on Technology." Technology Review (MIT Press), January 1980.


"The New AI Barbie Dolls and Sex Dolls: Why People Are Worrying" January 2016

"The Off-Broadway Play MARJORIE PRIME and Today's Technologies" January 18, 2018

"The New Diversity in Barbie Dolls: Radical Change or More of the Same?" February 2016

"The New Curvy Barbie Dolls: What They Tell Us About Being Overweight" February 12, 2016


Gaby Wood, Edison’s Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life (Anchor
Books/Random House, 2002), Technology and Culture, October 2004.

John Sweetman, The Artist and the Bridge, 1700-1920 (Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate,
2000), Technology and Culture, April 2002.

William J. Mitchell, The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era. (MIT Press,
1992). Technology and Culture, July 1994.

Duncan Davies, et al., The Telling Image: The Changing Balance Between Pictures and Words in
a Technological Age (Oxford Univ. Press, 1990). Technology and Culture, October 1992.

Margot Lovejoy, Postmodern Currents: Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media (UMI
Research Press, 1989). Technology and Culture, January 1991.