Author: Joseph Masheck

Joseph Masheck holds three degrees in art history from Columbia and an M.Litt. in aesthetics from Trinity College Dublin. Sometime editor-in-chief of Artforum (1977-80), and a longtime contributing editor of Art in America, he has taught at Columbia, Harvard, and Hofstra, and has held Guggenheim and other fellowships. From 2005-10 Masheck was Centenary Fellow and Visiting Professor of History of Art at Edinburgh College of Art, affiliated with the University of Edinburght; and in the spring of 2011 he is a Visiting Fellow in St. Edmund's College of the University of Cambridge.

Publications include Meyer Shapiro's posthumous "Einstein and Cubism: Science and Art" (1977), edited for The Unity of Picasso's Art (Braziller, 2000); C's Aesthetics: Philosophy in Painting [on C├ęzanne] (Slought Foundation and Bryn Mawr College Visual Studies Center, 2004); "Don't Trust Anybody Dressed in Black." in J. Elkins and M. Newman, eds., The State of Art Criticism (Routledge, 2008); The Carpet Paradigm: Integral Flatness from Decorative to Fine Art (Edgewise Press, 2010); "Kuspit, Kant, and Greenberg," in D. Craven and B. Winkenweder, eds., Donald Kuspit's Philosophical Art Criticism (Liverpool University Press, 2011).

Texts on (Texts on) Art
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Texts on (Texts on) Art

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Literary Nonfiction. Art Criticism. TEXTS ON (TEXTS ON) ART collects art historian Joseph Masheck's essays on the interplay of texts and art, texts and texts, and art and art into an imaginative volume that speaks to the range and depth of textual a...

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