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January 27, 2011

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Papers:Since its launch in April 2009, Art&Education Papers has published scholarly articles addressing broad range of concerns from a reconsideration of Michael Fried’s Art and Objecthood, to first hand account of recuperation and suppression UK avant-garde magazine Icteric, time travel and photographic negatives, to investigations in curating public art practice.

Recent Papers:

Chet Domitz’ Mary Heilmann’s Horizon locates the biographical imprint of coastal geographies on the artist’s approach to painting. As Heilmann redefines painting as performance, there is a further investigation to be made in terms of how the horizon becomes constituted as social object. This text look at a discursive history that would equate the horizon with a type of community forged through longing and distance. A discourse that is substantiated both through paintings and a case study of Provincetown, Massachusetts as embodying the notion of the horizon via the town’s geography and history. Read more

Yesomi Umolu’s The Void as Dedication: Proceeding From a Space of Transgression to Veneration, in the seminal curatorial anthology What makes a Great Exhibition? Paula Marincola asks ‘Can we ever get beyond the essential conservatism of displaying works of art in conventional, dedicated spaces?’ The Void as Dedication: Proceeding from a Space of Transgression to Veneration attempts to reflect on this through a critical appraisal of 2009 exhibition Voids: A Retrospective at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. It does so by looking specifically at how the ‘space or architecture’ of an exhibition is conceptualized in artistic, curatorial and institutional practices and their subsequent limitations. Read more

Call for Papers:

A free contributor-driven platform, A&E Papers seeks to expand publication opportunities for art historians, theorists, curators, and artists, and to make papers more easily available to the public. As A&E Papers continues to grow, we are reiterating our call for new and existing scholarly articles from around the world.

Texts should be research-based articles pertaining to art history or contemporary art, and can be culled from conference papers, seminar papers, dissertation chapters, etc. We ask that you submit pieces anywhere from 2,000 to approximately 7,500 words and include a 100 word abstract and full contact information (or publication information for previously published texts).

All submissions are welcome and will be considered for publication on the website. Please submit articles by email to [email protected]

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