Out of Time and Out of Place: Comparative Approaches in Art History CAA 2016 Session (Feb. 3-6, 2016, in Washington DC) This College Art Association Conference session, sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art, was conceptualized by the Material Collective as a way to encourage dialogue across the sub-fields of art history. We are […]
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CAA just put out a Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. The content is relevant to all art historians, since it engages the use of images in publication and teaching. Since I am perhaps more given to reading legal jargon than some (my dad is an attorney, and I grew […]
I’m writing this before we know whether Punxatawaney Phil or Staten Island Chuck will predict more winter or early spring, but either way, we Collectivists have some exciting new stuff planned for this semester.
Sometimes an apparently imminent death sparks a heightened interest in what, exactly, is being lost. A guest post from Kerr Houston.
Sand challenges our understanding of scale because it refuses to settle within a single conceptual framework. Is sand immense, or is it tiny?