Passed the 300,000 word mark on my work in progress. Writing every day! Please use the contact form to schedule lectures, studio visits, or seminars. I've started using Academia.edu as a message board. If you download something of mine that's posted there, send me a note: I'm always glad to answer questions. See "Lectures" page for the travel schedule. (Updated April 4, 2017.)
New reviews and essays are on Goodreads and on Writing with Images. Latest texts on this site: the book Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?; the book How to Use Your Eyes; and an essay on the complicity between torture and formal analysis. (There is also a website with reviews of contemporary piano music.)
Live Writing Projects:
I am experimenting with writing live on the internet. These texts update live, and you can contribute to them & be thanked when the book is published. (1) What is Interesting Writing in Art History?, (2) Writing with Images. Other live writing projects are finished: Visual Worlds, and The Impending Single History of Art. Thanks everyone for contributing!
The interactive calendar at the right lists all public lectures, teaching and travels. If you click on the links you can get more information about venues and schedules of events.
If you’d like to invite me to lecture or for a reading, please check availability, and then send an email here.
Lecture topics are listed at the bottom of the page. Some have links to previews of the Keynote (PowerPoint) presentations.
Readings of fiction and experimental writing are done in the usual way, except that these texts contain images, which are shown as slides. I also do writing workshops on the subject of experimental writing in and around visuality.
The following topics are available. Talks that represent my current work are "Limits of the Discussion of Writing in Art History," "Writing with Images," and "Current Unresolved Issues in the Globalization of Art History." Note the excerpts from the Keynote (PowerPoint) lectures are just meant as samples; they don’t contain the full texts of the talks, and they are not kept up to date. They are just meant to give an idea of what the talks include.These are available in HD (1920 x 1080), SXGA (1280 x 1024), and XGA (1024 x 768).
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