Dawna Schuld | Faculty
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2009
Contemporary art (1960-present), with a focus on American art of the 1960s and 1970s, in particular minimal and installation art. Areas of interest include the intersections of art and scientific research, specifically cognitive psychology and neuroscience; issues of viewer engagement and aesthetic experience; as well as a broader interest in matters of collecting, display and curatorial practice.
- “Situating Plato in a Genealogy of Installation Art Practice.” In Sabine Flach and Suzanne Anker,editors. Embodied Fantasies. New York: Peter Lang, forthcoming, Fall, 2012.
- “Practically Nothing: Light, Space, and the Pragmatics of Phenomenology.” In Robin Clark, editor. Phenomenal: California Light and Space. Berkeley: University of California Press; San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 2011, p.105-122.
- "Lost in Space: Consciousness and Experiment in the Work of Irwin and Turrell." In Matthew C. Hunter and Roman Frigg, editors. Beyond Mimesis and Convention: Representation in Art and Science. Amsterdam: Springer Verlag, 2010, p. 220-244.
- “Conspicuous Imitation: Reproductive Prints and Artistic Literacy in Eighteenth-Century England” in Rebecca Zorach and Elizabeth Rodini, editors. Paper Museums: the Reproductive Prints in Europe, 1500-1800. Chicago: University of Chicago Press and David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, 2005.
Courses taughtArt 102: Renaissance through Modern Art
Art 200: 1968 and Its Material Legacies
Art 354: Contemporary Art (1960-present)
Art 353: Art in America 1945 to present
Art 490/540: Literal, Minimal, Pop
Art 490/580: Experience/Experiment: intersections in 20th-century art and science
Art 490/580: Installation Art
Art 640: Completing the Work: The role of the viewer in contemporary art (graduate seminar)