Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia
Philip Glahn is Assistant Professor of Critical Studies and Aesthetics at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. His teaching and research focus on socio-political engagement in the arts and the relations between art, social formations, and the public sphere. An alumnus of the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program, he holds a PhD in art history from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Glahn’s writings have appeared in Art Journal, Afterimage, Communications, and BOMB. Recent publications include “Publics and Counterpublics: Art as Social Practice in the 1980s” in The 1980s (2011); and “21st Century Brecht,” Afterimage (May–June 2011).