Mark Dion: Illuminating Explication of Complex Peripatetic Endeavors

On November 1, 2013, Mark Dion, a visiting artist in the Department of Art Theory & Practice, spoke at the Block Museum about his work, which examines how dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, science and environment. Listen now (audio, 1 hour, 5 minutes) This program was supported by the Myers […]

Reflections on Phantoms

COPYRIGHT MARK DION STUDIO, COURTESY: TANYA BONAKDAR GALLERY, IMAGE: JAEGERSLOAN, ┬ęSTERLING AND FRANCINE CLARK ART INSTITUTE, WILLIAMSTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS. Before returning to the Northwestern campus to work at the Block Museum this summer, I took advantage of a free afternoon in New York City to visit Phantoms of the Clark Expedition, an exhibition by the artist […]