Michael J. Golec
Michael J. Golec is Associate Professor of Art and Design History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Golec’s scholarship focuses on histories and theories of typography, visual communications design, technical images, and data visualization. In addition to contributing numerous chapters and essays to edited books, he is the author of Brillo Box Archive: Aesthetics, Design, and Art (2008) and co-editor of and contributor to Relearning from Las Vegas (2009). Golec has published articles and reviews in Design and Culture, the Journal of Design History, Design Issues, Senses and Society, Cultural Critique, American Quarterly, Home Cultures, Visible Language, and Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und Allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft. He has lectured and given talks at numerous cultural and academic institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, Hagley Museum and Library, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Chicago History Museum, Princeton University, Tulane University, University of Texas (Austin), University of Illinois (Chicago), Illinois Institute of Technology, Cooper Union, School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, Royal College of Art, London, and Institut für Architekturwissenschaften, Technische Universität, Vienna.
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