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Bernar Venet: Displacing the Gravity of the Self by Thomas McEvilley
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12" Width: 9.2" Height: 0.5" Weight: 2.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 5, 2006
Publisher Hard Press Editions Dist A/C
ISBN 2848450061 ISBN13 9782848450063
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More About Thomas McEvilley
Thomas McEvilley is Distinguished Lecturer in Art History at Rice University, where he has been on the faculty since 1969. The author holds a Ph.D. in classical philology. In addition to Greek and Latin, he has studied Sanskrit and has taught numerous courses in Greek and Indian culture, history of religion and philosophy, and art. He has published countless scholarly monographs and articles in various journals on early Greek poetry, philosophy, and religion as well as on contemporary art and culture. He has been a visiting professor at Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Grant in 1993 and has been awarded an NEA critic's grant and the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Distinction in Art Criticism by the College Art Association. He lives in New York City. McEvilley has been a contributing editor of "Artforum" and has published hundreds of articles, catalogue essays, and reviews in the field of contemporary art, as well as monographs on Yves Klein, Jannis Kounellis, and Pat Steir. His recent books include "Art and Discontent," "Art and Otherness," and "The Exile's Return: Toward a Redefinition of Painting for the Post-Modern Era."
Thomas McEvilley lived in New York City, in the state of New York. Thomas McEvilley was born in 1939 and died in 2013.