From McLuhan’s Angle

31May13

From Graham Larkin’s blog, Boring from Within … ( http://grahamlarkin.tumblr.com/ )

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Brochure in Aspen 4.

Graham Larkin lives in Ottawa, where he was curator of European & American Art at the National Gallery of Canadafrom 2005 to 2011. His researches into the early history of cataloguing and collecting include a doctoral dissertation (Harvard 2003) on the origins of the catalogue raisonné in 18th century print albums. While completing his dissertation he assisted information designer Edward Tufte with the award-winning book Beautiful Evidence. Dr. Larkin has taught seminars and curated exhibitions at Harvard University, and at Stanford University where he was a Humanities Fellow from 2003-5. He has published in various journals including Print QuarterlyWord & ImageArtForum and Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. His McLuhan lecture, The Real Message – McLuhan’s Media Practice, at the McLuhan Salon in Berlin in 2011 was reported on this blog during that year; see http://tinyurl.com/l85nsnk .

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