Art and Performance

Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Vital Forms Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Jennifer Johung 2019 Fall
Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in
Architectures of the Unforeseen: Essays in the Occurrent Arts Architectures of the Unforeseen Essays in the Occurrent Arts Brian Massumi 2019 Spring
A beautifully written study of three pioneering artists, entwining their work and our understanding of creativity
Unapologetic Beauty Unapologetic Beauty Joanna Frueh 2019 Spring
A startlingly powerful collaboration reimagines female beauty
Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy Back to the Sandbox Art and Radical Pedagogy Jaroslav Anděl, Editor 2019 Spring
An international group of artists and scholars reflects on the nature and significance of education in contemporary society, introducing new perspectives on learning and creativity
Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis Constructing Imperial Berlin Photography and the Metropolis Miriam Paeslack 2018 Fall
How photography and a modernizing Berlin informed an urban image—and one another—in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
DIA-LOGOS: Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice DIA-LOGOS Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice Amador Vega, Peter Weibel and Siegfried Zielinski, Editors 2018 Fall
The life and work of the outstanding Catalan-Majorcan philosopher, logician, and mystic Ramon Llull continues to fascinate thinkers, artists, and scholars worldwide
Biology in the Grid: Graphic Design and the Envisioning of Life Biology in the Grid Graphic Design and the Envisioning of Life Phillip Thurtle 2018 Fall
How grids paved the way for our biological understanding of organisms
Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism Michael Tymkiw 2018 Spring
A new and challenging perspective on Nazi exhibition design
Judith F. Baca Judith F. Baca Anna Indych-López 2018 Spring
Behind the fascinating public artist’s practice of collaboration
Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme Four Metaphors of Modernism From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme Jenny Anger 2018 Spring
Exploring the significance of metaphor in modern art
The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting The Truth Is Always Grey A History of Modernist Painting Frances Guerin 2018 Spring
Changing how we look at and think about the color grey
A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art A Capsule Aesthetic Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art Kate Mondloch 2018 Spring
How new media art informed by feminism yields important and original insights about interacting with technologies
Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture Hard Bodies Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture Andreas Marks 2017 Fall
It’s an art nearly as old as civilization itself—with a twenty-first century attitude
Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject Body Modern Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject Michael Sappol 2017 Spring
An imaginative exploration of how Fritz Kahn’s popular scientific illustrations visualized and performed industrial modernity
Asking the Audience: Participatory Art in 1980s New York Asking the Audience Participatory Art in 1980s New York Adair Rounthwaite 2017 Spring
How participatory art enabled collaboration between institutions and politicized artists in 1980s New York