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March 7, 2005

Carrier Will Speak On 'Multicultural Art History' March 9 At UI

David Carrier, the Champney Family Professor of Art History at Case Western Reserve and the Cleveland Institute of Art, will give a lecture, "Towards a Multicultural Art History," at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 in Room E109 of the University of Iowa Art Building.

Carrier's lecture, presented by the UI School of Art and Art History, will be free and open to the public.

Carrier is considered a leading figure in the field of aesthetics and is the author of numerous articles and books. His books include "Artwriting" (1987), "Principles of Art History Writing" (1991), "Poussin's Paintings: a Study in Art-Historical Methodology" (1993), "The Aesthete in the City: the Philosophy and Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s" (1994), "England and its Aesthetes: Biography and Taste" (1997), "High Art: Charles Baudelaire and the Origins of Modernism" (1996), "The Aesthetics of the Comic Strip" (2000) and "Sean Scully" (2003). He lectures nationally and internationally and has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including, most recently, the J. Paul Getty Fellowship in Los Angeles.

The School of Art and Art History is part of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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