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Philip Glahn is Associate Professor of Critical Studies and Aesthetics. Prior to his appointment at Tyler, he taught art history and criticism at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn College, and Hunter College, where he was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. His writings on the legacies of avant-garde strategies, art activism, digital media and new social formations, film and labor, and other topics have appeared in Art Journal, Afterimage, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Communications, and PUBLIC, as well as several anthologies. His research has been supported by several grants including a Fulbright Fellowship and a Helena Rubinstein Fellowship for Critical Studies as part of the Whitney Independent Studies Program. Glahn’s book addressing questions of socialism and technology, pedagogy and the public sphere in the work of Bertolt Brecht was published in 2014 by Reaktion Books. Recent writings and lectures concern the politics of drawing, the radio as art, and the transformative potential of technological apparatuses. His current research focuses on the relationship between art and digital technologies. Glahn is affiliate faculty in the Art History department.
PhD, Art History, Graduate Center, City University of New York
MS, Art History, Pratt Institute
MA, Cultural Studies, University of Lüneburg