Adrian Piper

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Birthday
20, 1948
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
New York

About

Conceptual artist, philosopher, and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. The first female African-American philosophy professor in the United States to be granted academic tenure.

Before Fame

She studied philosophy and musicology at the City College of New York and went on to receive a Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University.

Trivia

She moved to Berlin, Germany, in 2005 and became the editor of The Berlin Journal of Philosophy.

Family Life

She grew up in New York City and had exhibited her artwork internationally by the time she was twenty years old.

Associated With

She was taught by John Rawls at Harvard University.