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Rick Lowe on Social Sculpture

February 15, 2019

Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow Rick Lowe talks to KPRC (NBC's Houston affiliate) about the concept behind Project Row Houses and his current efforts to bridge art and community activism.

David Wellbery to Receive the Golden Goethe Medal

February 5, 2019

The Germanic Studies Department chair will receive the Goethe Society's top honor in recognition of his groundbreaking research. A member of the Neubauer Collegium's Faculty Advisory Board, Wellbery advanced understanding of Goethe's aesthetics and late style as a research collaborator on the Idealism Project.

It’s a Small World After All

January 23, 2019

The Chicago Maroon reviews the Neubauer Collegium's Kleine Welt exhibition, which "implores its visitors to ask themselves what it is about Klee’s particular style that attracts so many authors and publishers."

Little World: The Art of Judging a Book by Its Cover

January 17, 2019

In an essay for Mousse magazine, Neubauer Collegium Curator Dieter Roelstraete reflects on the power a handful of artists exert over the visual imagination of the academic publishing world.

An Artist Addresses the Field Museum’s Problematic Native American Hall

January 8, 2019

Chicago Magazine talks to Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow and Open Fields research team member Alaka Wali about the renovation of the Field Museum’s Native North American Hall.

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