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Jacob Stewart-Halevy
Assistant Professor


Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Art & Art History
11 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

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Expertise:
Contemporary art, global conceptualism, video art, media theory and anthropology

Education:
Ph.D. Yale University, 2015
M.F.A. University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
B.A. University of California, Berkeley, 2004

Bio:
Jacob Stewart-Halevy (B.A., UC Berkeley; MFA, U.C.L.A.; Ph.D., Yale) joined the department in 2015. His research focuses on the intersection among modern and contemporary art, intellectual history, media theory, and anthropology. His current work includes a book project on the "casual" in California Conceptualism, which addresses the way artists take up stances to their work and the fate of sprezzatura after the mediums. He is also at work on a study of the co-emergence of semiotics and design in northern Italy. He teaches courses on conceptual art, art and ethnography, media theory, art speak, and contemporary art. His writing has been published in Third Text, Art in America, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.