Video from talk given at “Publishing and the PhD,” Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, October 18.
Todd Cronan is Associate Professor of art history at Emory University. He is the author of Against Affective Formalism: Matisse, Bergson, Modernism (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2014). His currently working on three books: Red Aesthetics considers what a Left artistic practice might look like (and not look like), focused on the interwar work of Rodchenko, Brecht and Sergei Eisenstein. A second book is a luxury edition of Minor White’s photographic daybooks called the Memorable Fancies (Princeton University Press, 2021). A third book on mid-century modern architecture, design, theory and politics in California focuses on the work of R. M. Schindler, Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, Buckminster Fuller, and Reyner Banham.