Éva Forgács is Adjunct Professor of Art History in the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena/California. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of Budapest. She was curator at the Museum of Decorative Arts, Budapest; guest professor at UCLA in Los Angeles, and senior lecturer at the OTIS School of Art and Design in Los Angeles. She co-curated "Monuments of the Future: The Designs of El Lissitzky" at the Getty Research Institute in 1998, and was consultant of "Central European Avant-Gardes 1910-1930" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2002. Besides Art History, she is interested in literary scholarship. She has written essays on Imre Kertész, Péter Nádas, György Petri, Orhan Pamuk and other writers.