Latest uploads: the book Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?; the book How to Use Your Eyes; an essay on the complicity between torture and formal analysis; and the chapter "Animal Vision" from the book Visual Worlds.
The idea of close reading is fundamental in art history and literary criticism. This essay is about the coherence of the idea in art history and in some archaeology.
Art Criticism (an encyclopedia entry, written for the Grove Dictionary of Art, and interestingly censored by them). It's a survey of major theories of art criticism.
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