Building the Legacy of Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, my interview with Lisa Le Feuvre, Executive Director of the recently established Holt/Smithson Foundation, appears in the August 2019 issue of Southwestern Contemporary magazine (erstwhile THE Magazine Santa Fe); Previously Head of Sculpture Studies at the Henry Moore Foundation in Leeds, UK, as well as an educator, curator and juror for the Turner Prize 2018, Le Feuvre outlines her goals for the Foundation, scheduled to exist for just 20 years, through 2038.
Cultural Crossings appears in the July-August 2019 issue of CRAFTS (the UK Crafts Council’s magazine). Over eight pages, I explore the influence of India’s Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry, on contemporary Indian ceramics; how it came to be founded in the 1970s, by American ceramists Deborah Smith and Ray Meeker; and how its Seven Month Course has trained numerous distinguished Indian ceramists, including Rakhee Kane, Adil Writer, Supriya Menon Meneghetti and Ange Peter whom I interviewed in Pondicherry and nearby Auroville, in March 2019. Purchase this issue of CRAFTS here.
Whitney Biennial 2019, my review of the eponymous exhibition, appeared in the July 2019 issue of Southwestern Contemporary, accompanied by several of my own photos. Delighted to make my debut as a Contributor to this publication, which covers the arts in the Southwest as well as (occasionally) further afield.
After the Bauhaus, Before the Internet: A History of Graphic Design Pedagogy: I gave the Closing Remarks at Yale University’s two-day scholarly conference on graphic design education in the 20th Century, organized by Geoff Kaplan and hosted by the Department of Art History, in May 2019. Presentations were given by graphic design luminaries including Audrey Bennett, Andrew Blauvelt, Sheila de Bretteville, Hugh Dubberly, Deborah Littlejohn, Katherine McCoy and Lorraine Wild, as well as distinguished thinkers from several adjacent fields. A book is in preparation based on the proceedings of the conference.
WWW Drawing: Architectural Drawing from Pencil to Pixel, the book I have edited — based on the symposium held at the Drawing Center, New York — will be published shortly by ACTAR Publishers, Barcelona. The symposium was one component of the five-part WWW Drawing project that I produced as Special Projects Director at Penn State University’s Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, in 2012-13.