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Anna Blume, PhD

Anna BlumePROFESSOR

Office Location: Business and Liberal Arts B649
Phone: 212 217.4646
E-mail: anna_blume@fitnyc.edu  

 

Education

BA, Williams College
PhD, Yale University

View Dr. Blume's CV (PDF)

 

Grants

American Philosophical Society
Josef Albers Foundation, Dumbarton Oaks, Fulbright, Ford Foundation, SUNY Research Grants

Selected Publications

Bannerstone Research and Images featured in "Archaeology" July/August 2017

"Fluidity of Referents: Maya Appropriations and Adornments" a paper presented for Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity, NMAI NYC 4/22/2017

"Ancient Architecture in the Mississippi Valley: Monumentally Seen and Unseen" forthcoming in RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, Chicago University Press and the Harvard Peabody Museum.

"Maya Time," in Art in America. September 2012

"Maya Concepts of Zero," in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia, Vol. 155, No. 1, March 2011, pp. 51-88. Maya Zero essay 2011

Flesh to Flesh: Interview on ACT UP Political Funerals in Trigger 93 17-30, 2011

"Dialectics of Conversion: Las Casas and Maya Colonial and Post Colonial Congregacin," in Religion and Secular: Historical and Colonial Formations.  Edited by Timothy Fitzgerald, 24-45.  London: Equinox, 2007

Rollout: Interview with Photographer Justin Kerr on his Work with Ancient Maya Pots
 
"Animal Transformations: The Mixing of Maya and European Fantasy and Belief," in A Pre Columbian World.  Edited by Mary Miller and Jeffrey Quilter, 242-261. Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 2006

"Mesh: Tale of the Hermaphrodite," LTTR 4, Printed Matter, New York September 2005

Grand Central Station Action: No Bush Lies Wars Banner, August, 2004

"Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya. A review of the Maya Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC."  Art in America, December, 2004

"The Cause Was Hatred,"  in New York Times Editorial Letters, 9/13/2001

"On Sadness." [Essay for an exhibition of works by Siobhan Liddell], UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, 2000

"Secession: Zoe Leonard," Zoe Leonard - Anna Blume Interview for Exhibition Catalog Vienna, Austria 1997

Afterlife of Images: Text
Volume I: 1997 PhD Dissertation in the History of Art, Yale University

Afterlife of Images: Images
Volume II: 1997 PhD Dissertation in the History of Art, Yale University

"In the Wake of Production: a study of Peter Bruegel'sLandscape with the Fall of Icarus," in Essays in Honor of Donald Gifford. Edited by Donald E. Morse.  New York: Lang Publishing, 1995

"Ways Through Amnesia: Photographs and Native American History," in Print Collectors Newsletter, July 1995.

Courses

  • HA 216 – American Indian Art and Civilization
  • HA 224 – Pre-Columbian Art and Civilization
  • HA 225 – Art and Civilization of India
  • HA 395 – Studies in American Indian Art and Culture
  • HA 397 – Studies in Maya Art and Culture
  • HA 462 – Art and Ethics
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