Balthus’s inclusion of cats in his paintings of young girls elevates the aesthetic quality of his portraiture by forcing observers to confront the nature of their gaze.
How has the pre-Hispanic cultural tradition of painting translated to the art present in our community today?
Mary Kelly’s "Post-Partum Document" in Conversation with Susan Silton’s "A Potentiality Long After Its Actuality Has Become a Thing of the Past"
Three papers written in the spring of 2019 for the seminar “What Was Conceptualism and Why Won’t It Go Away?”
Despite the fact that ancient Greeks would most certainly have found white marble sculptures to be ugly and bare, scholars have chosen to perpetuate the idea that white marble was/is the pinnacle of Grecian beauty in art.
What happens when we reduce experiential art to a photograph? How can we transform the way we study and preserve ephemeral forms of contemporary art?
"Hegel suggested that the end of art is the concentrated essence of spirit, of the soul that does not need any medium to convey its spirit." How do Hegelian ideas square with art in the two centuries following his death?