Cleveland Review of Books: Looking as Discourse

Throughout March and April, the Cleveland Review of Books will feature essays by artists, writers, scholars, and others that discuss the relationship between close looking and public discourse. How can personal encounters with visual art lead to advocacy and interchange? How do private experiences of media contribute to collective exchange? The series is edited by Zach Savich, Associate Professor at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Online at the

The first post for the series is live HERE.

Upcoming pieces on painting and neuroscience, rubbernecking as an urban paradigmn, the staging of screams in film, and more will be posted soon.