Robert L. Pincus | KCET
Robert L. Pincus
He has a combined PhD in English and Art History from the University of Southern California and is the author of a seminal book on the artists Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, entitled "On A Scale That Competes With The World." He has contributed essays to many other books and exhibition catalogs, including "Behold, America!: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums;" "Sophie Calle: The Reader" and "Robert Wilson: Space/Time."
He has written regularly for magazines, including Art News and Art in America, for three decades. Pincus has taught as a Visiting Professor at the University of San Diego since 1998, offering courses in art criticism, theory and history. He has also taught at San Diego State University and the University of Southern California.
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For artists working in and around UC San Diego's art department, photography became a connective thread. And one group of early MFA students pushed their experimentation of photography front and center.
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In 1821, lands that were part of Mexico stretched from the Oregon coast through parts of Colorado and Wyoming and then down into Texas. Artist Marcos Ramirez ERRE and photographer David Taylor embarked on a trek to recreate this "forgotten" border.
Post date: 2016-07-18T09:26:00-07:00
If walls could speak, an important 19th century landmark in San Diego, La Casa de Estudillo, would convey a complex past. For a period, craze for a novel -- Helen Hunt Jackson’s 1884 “Ramona” -- added to the site’s appeal and transformation.
Post date: 2016-04-19T05:00:00-07:00
Bhavna Mehta "draws with a knife" to create compact visual narratives out of paper.
Post date: 2016-03-01T21:01:14-08:00
Artist duo Collective Magpie thinks of their audience as a kind of third collaborator.
Post date: 2016-01-18T17:00:00-08:00
Robin Bright has long been making pieces for the wall that aren't quite paintings, but not quite full-blown sculptures either.