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Take a Nationwide Survey on Working Conditions for
Contingent Faculty

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The Coalition on the Academic Workforce has developed the first national survey to examine contingent faculty compensation and working conditions. As a member of this coalition, CAA encourages you to take it. More

2011 National Lifetime Achievement Awards from the
Women's Caucus for Art

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The Women's Caucus for Art has selected six recipients—artists Beverly Buchanan, Diane Burko, Carolee Schneemann, and Sylvia Sleigh and scholars Ofelia Garcia and Joan Marter—for its 2011 National Lifetime Achievement Awards. In addition, WCA has given the 2011 President's Art and Activism Award to Maria Torres. More

Conference Workshops on Professional Development for
Artists and Scholars

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CAA will present a variety of professional-development workshops, from "Job Hunt 101: Essential Steps in Securing a Job in the Arts" to "Living Your Way: Planning for Retirement," at the New York conference. See the full list of topics and register now. More

Receive Career Advice in CAA's Conference Mentoring Sessions
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Two free mentoring sessions—the Artists' Portfolio Review and Career Development Mentoring—offer guidance from established professionals to help further your career in the visual arts. Download, complete, and send the application to participate. More

What's Happening in ARTspace?
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ARTspace, which is celebrating ten years of conference programming designed by artists for artists, has announced its preliminary schedule for New York. All ARTspace sessions are free and open to the public. More

Fictions of Art History, October 29-30

The 2010 Clark Conference, Fictions of Art History, brings together art historians, poets, and novelists to investigate the relationship between art history and creative writing.

Exhibitor Sessions on Art Materials
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Book and Trade Fair exhibitors are presenting two sessions at the conference. "Artists and the Art Materials Industry" explores relationships among teachers, students, manufacturers, and distributors, and a historical panel, "The Role of Art Supplies in the Art Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Paris," focuses on how materials have influenced the course of art history. More

Priority Deadline for Book and Trade Fair Exhibitors
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October 29 is the priority deadline for Book and Trade Fair exhibitors. Download the Exhibitor and Advertiser Prospectus if you're interested in taking out a booth for the New York conference. More publishes critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies.

Books Reviews
Alessandro Franceschini, Luciana Giacomelli, Mauro Hausbergher, and Armando Tomasi, eds. Tra illusione e scienza: l'arte secondo Andrea Pozzo; and Istituto Nazionale per la grafica, Mirabili disinganni: Andrea Pozzo (Trento 1642–Vienna 1709) pittore e architetto Gesuit.
Book and exhibition reviewed by Andrew Hopkins.

Richard Cándida Smith. The Modern Moves West: California Artists and Democratic Culture in the Twentieth Century.
Reviewed by Sarah Schrank.

Janet Wolff. The Aesthetics of Uncertainty.
Reviewed by Garry L. Hagberg.

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Exhibition Reviews
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Falnama: The Book of Omens.
Reviewed by Mika Natif. FREE ACCESS

Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery. The Automatiste Revolution: Montreal, 1941–1960.
Reviewed by Sascha Scott.

How to Look at Mondrian
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What I have in mind is a series of lessons about how to use your eyes more concertedly, with more patience, than you might ordinarily do. It's about stopping, and taking the time to simply look, and keep looking, until the details of the world slowly reveal themselves. My opening example is Mondrian. More

The University vs. Liberal Education
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It has by now become received wisdom: college students today are less interested in traditional subjects, and have become more professionally oriented. They've voted with their feet, choosing business, pre-med, and engineering majors over German, art history, or comparative literature. Clearly, it's in the zeitgeist. Unfortunately for humanities professors, however, lower enrollment can translate into the elimination of entire departments. More

Art Magazine Releases Its Annual Power 100 List
for the Contemporary Art World

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The 2010 Power 100, published in the November issue of ArtReview, is a comprehensive listing of the art world’s most powerful figures. Entrants are ranked according to a combination of influence over the production of art internationally, sheer financial clout, and activity in the previous twelve months—criteria which encompass artists, of course, as well as collectors, gallerists, and curators. More

Statute of Limitations Ends Trial of Former Getty Curator
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The trial of former Getty Museum antiquities curator Marion True ended in a bureaucratic whimper in Rome when a three-judge panel halted the proceedings, ruling that the statute of limitations had expired on criminal charges that she had conspired to traffic in looted art. More

Forget the Canvas: That's the Message of David Hockney's
New Paris Exhibition

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Canvas is just so 20th century. That's the message of David Hockney's new Paris exhibition, where glowing iPads and iPhones—their screens a changing medley of still lives and landscapes created by the celebrated British artist on the "Brushes" application—replace traditional canvases. Dozens of the apparatuses are bolted onto the walls, their flat screens aglow with drawings of jagged mountains, somber interiors, and bouquets of flowers in eye-popping colors. More

The Creative Campus: Time for a 'C' Change
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In the past few years, we've been hearing a lot of talk about fostering creativity, on campus and in society. Some college leaders claim to have found the secret formula, while others ask how to place creativity at the center of campus and academic life. The creative turn in higher education, however, remains only a series of ad hoc experiments. Still, emerging insights from these experiments, new research about creativity, and changing labor and market forces could tip the efforts into something much more significant in education reform. More

Reviewers Unhappy with Portfolio "Stuff" Demand Evidence
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"Enough is enough," say faculty members reviewing portfolio reports that resemble scrapbooks. "Where is the analysis?" they ask. "Where is the thinking?" Evidence-based learning concepts offer a way to reframe the portfolio process so it produces meaningful and assessable evidence of achievement. More

List of Art Works Looted By Nazis Goes Online
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A long register of some 20,000 artworks looted by the Nazis in World War II from Jewish families was put online in the hopes of reuniting the paintings and objects with their rightful owners. The project is a joint initiative by an organization called the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, begun in 2005 with the aim of cross-referencing existing records to build a searchable database. More

The Flying Trapeze Press presents:

Lloyd C. Engelbrecht’s comprehensive, two-volume biography of Moholy-Nagy, 866 pages plus DVD (ISBN: 978-0-615-32366-4)

Learn More Online.


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