James Elkins

Areas of Research


Elkins teaches in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. His publications include What Painting Is, Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?,The Domain of Images, On Pictures and the Words That Fail Them, How to Use Your Eyes, Artists with PhDs, second edition; and Art Critiques: A Guide, third edition.

Book Publications
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