Read the full post here. “It’s a show that, on the surface at least, is about things I’m happily distanced from – organized sports, parental rules, teen angst, and curfews – and I was going to write about something completely different this month (ie. something germane to Art 21 and Open Enrollment, something to do…

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February 2012 Art and the Mind: Neuroaesthetics, Phenomenology, and the Experience of Vision, University of Southern California (USC), LA Paper: Ferocious Fighting Men: A Phenomenological Reading of the Berserker Chessmen.

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I wrote on the Lewis chessmen, part of a longer research paper into the medieval beserker and hallucinogenic sight. “Armed to the Teeth: The Lewis Chessmen,” Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibition Blog, December 20, 2011. [PDF]

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Beginning in the 1970s and exploding in use recently, curators and artists have claimed the terms “discursive turn” and “pedagogy” to describe elements of their practice within museums.  My interest lies in neither curators, nor contemporary artists per se, but artist-educators. This paper, “Museum Education and the Pedagogic Turn,” for the journal ARTWRIT concerns a…

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