Timothy Van Laar
The Loss of Either/Or
Sept 6 – Oct 11, 2014
Tim van Laar is a mixed-media artist working in painting, collage, installation, drawing and more, as well as a distinguished scholar and art critic. He’s shown his work both nationally and internationally and is a part of many noteworthy private and public collections, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Illinois State Museum, J.P. Morgan, Herman Miller and Columbus State University.
Van Laar has shown his paintings, art installations and works on paper widely in nearly 200 solo and group exhibitions across the United States, Europe and China. He has published some two dozen book chapters, exhibition catalog essays and reviews. He has also co-authored three books that are used in art and design programs across the nation. The most recent, Artworld Prestige: Arguing Cultural Value, was published by Oxford University Press in January 2013. He has received numerous awards, grants and honors, including the Pew Charitable Trusts Scholars Grant, Fulbright Fellowship, Yaddo Residency and Arts America Grant.