The Escape: From a Seventeenth-Century Drawing Manual of the Face and Its Expressions
DoVA faculty David Schutter's new publication is out now! Accompanied by essays from art critic Barry Schwabsky and Neubauer Collegium curator Dieter Roelstraete, The Escape will appeal to students, critics, and admirers of seventeenth-century, modern, and contemporary art alike.
Get your copy now from the UChicago Press.
Office Hours: Pope.L: University of Chicago Department of Visual Arts
Part of Art & Education's School Watch, Office Hours is a new questionnaire series that gathers insights on teaching from artists. In response to ten prompts, educators reflect on the discourses and approaches that animate their teaching, share their visions for the future of art education, and offer advice for students navigating the field of contemporary art. Below is one of several responses from DoVA Professor and artist, Pope.L:
8. How much structure or independence do students have in your courses?
STUDENTS HAVE AS MUCH INDEPENDENCE AS THEY ARE WILLING TO TAKE ON FOR THEIR PROJECTS, HOWEVER, INDEPENDENCE IS NOT A VACATION FROM RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAKING CHOICES WITH DEPTH.