visual arts

Gerry Beegan

Chair of the Visual Arts Department, Associate Professor in Design

Gerry Beegan is a writer, curator, and designer whose research explores the relationships between art, design, media, and audience. His writings on the history and theory of reproduction have been published internationally. His book The Mass Image was published in 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan, and he has contributed to a number of recent volumes including Visible Culture: Design Artifacts and Participated Meaning, Visions of the Industrial Age and (1968) Episodes of Culture in Contest. His criticism and research have appeared in journals and magazines such as Design and CultureJournal of Design HistoryDesign IssuesJournal of Visual Culture, and dot dot dot. His current research projects deal with representations of art and design in the 1960s and the design practice of George Maciunas.