France Family Distinguished Professor of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies
Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley 1987
M.A., University of California - Berkeley 1976
B.A., San Jose State University 1970
ExpertiseContemporary global experimental art and theory, destruction in art and trauma studies, artists’ writings, and visual studies
NEW COURSE: FALL 2020
Special Topics in Art History - ART ACTIVISM FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Course Goals/Objectives: By the end of this course you will be able to…
- Identify and analyze works of activist artists;
- explain the social, political, cultural, and aesthetic importance of such art;
- understand critical theoretical approaches used to interpret works of activist art;
- discuss how the social and political roles of art change through time;
- talk and write with confidence about works of art.
Stiles, K. States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2007.
Stiles, K. Chris Burden. New York: Zwirner & Wirth Gallery, 2006.
Stiles, K. AmaLia Perjovschi. Soros Foundation, 1996.
Stiles, K. Dan Perjovschi’s Postcards From America. Pont La Vue Press, 1995.
Stiles, K. Questions. KronOscope Press, 1982.
Stiles, K. “Joshua Neustein.” Bomb, vol. 57, [New York], Oct. 1997, pp. 80–81.