Benjamin H.D. Buchloh served as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences between 2005 and 2021, teaching courses on the history of Weimar culture, and Post-WWII American and European art history.
A selection of his essays on American and European artists of the post WWII period has been published in two volumes, Neo Avantgarde and Culture Industry (MIT Press, 2006), and Formalism and Historicity (MIT Press, 2016). A third volume, Refuse and Refuge is currently being prepared for publication. With Rosalind Krauss, Hal Foster, Yve-Alain Bois and David Joselit, Buchloh is the editor of the two volume history of the arts of the Twentieth Century, Art since 1900 (Thames & Hudson).
Professor Buchloch was co-curator of the retrospective exhibition of the work of Gerhard Richter at the Metropolitan Museum/Met Breuer, New York in 2020. He published a monograph on the artist and exhibition in the same year.
Buchloh was awarded the Golden Lion for Contemporary Art History and Criticism at the Venice Biennale in 2007.