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Release: Jan. 23, 2003
Art Historian David Carrier Will Speak On ‘The Art Museum’ Feb.
David Carrier, Champney Family Professor at Case Western
Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art, will speak on “The
Art Museum” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 in Room E109 of the University
of Iowa Art Building.
Carrier’s lecture, free and open to the public, is based on research
for his book-in-progress, “The Philosophy of the Art Museum.”
Carrier is a well-known art critic, art writer and art historian who specializes
in art and aesthetics. He is the author of more than 100 articles on a wide
range of subjects from the Renaissance to contemporary art. He has written
13 books, including “Principles of Art History Writing,” “Writing
about Visual Art,” “Poussin’s Paintings,” “High
Art: Charles Baudelaire and the Origins of Modernism,” “The Aesthetics
of the Comic Strip,” “Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical
Art Criticism” and “Sean Scully.” Carrier has lectured
widely nationally and internationally and was recently a Getty Scholar.
Carrier’s visit to the UI campus is sponsored by the UI School of
Art and Art History.