Drawing a Dialogue is a podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts by Cathy G. Johnson + e jackson.
Episode 10: In this episode, Cathy + e examine the art historical idea of “the canon.” They discuss definitions of the word, the history of the practice, canonization’s criticisms, and how comics are understood within the framework.
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Episode Citation (chronologically as mentioned in podcast):
Locher, H. (2012). The Idea of the Canon and Canon Formation in Art History. In Art History and Visual Studies in Europe: Transnational Discourses and National Frameworks (pp. 29-40).
Definition of "Canon" - The National Gallery in London
Griselda Pollock, Differencing the Canon: Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories - Routledge
Nanette Salomon, The Art Historical Canon: Sins of Omission - PDF
Belting, H. (1987). The End of the History of Art? (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
"Modernism" - Wikipedia
Mitter, P. (2008). Interventions: Decentering Modernism: Art History and Avant-Garde Art from the Periphery. Art Bulletin, 90(4), 531-548.
Walter Mignolo, Museums in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity - Wiley
Andrew Hickey + Jon Austin, Knowledges and Knowing: Indigenous and Alternative Knowledges and the Western Canon - Academia
Piotrowski, P., & Wilczynski, M. t. (2008). On the Spatial Turn, or Horizontal Art History. Umeni / Art, 56(5), 378-383.
Correction: In this section, Cathy mixes up the words "horizontal" and "vertical;" Piotrowski's call is for a horizontal art history, where a vertical one has a hierarchy, horizontal does not.
Fox, A. (2013). Exploring the Art in Sequential Art: An Art Historical Approach to Teaching Comics. In Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom (pp. 91-100). McFarland.
Jazmin Smith - JSTOR Daily
Roeder, K. (2008). Looking High and Low at Comic Art. American Art, 22(1), 2-9.
Kim Munson, Forming a Visual Canon: Comics in Museums - Academia
Letters to the editor:
Zine Collection at the Sarah Doyle Women's Center at Brown University - Link
Speak graphic novel by Laurie Halse Anderson + Emily Carroll - Macmillan
What are we reading?
High-Rise by J. G. Ballard
Othello - Trinity Rep
Theme song by Downtown Boys