Jeanne Randolph

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Jeanne Randolph (born 1943) is a cultural critic, author, performance artist and psychiatrist whose work explores the relationship between art and psychoanalytic theory.[1] She was the first writer in Canada to develop Object Relations psychoanalytic theory as a medium for cultural criticism.[2] In universities and galleries across Canada, England, Australia and Spain she has spoken on topics ranging from the aesthetics of Barbie dolls to the philosophy of Wittgenstein.[3]

Books[edit]

Dr. Jeanne Randolph is the author of Shopping Cart Pantheism (2015),[1] Joanne Todd (1989, currently out of print),[4] Psychoanalysis & Synchronized Swimming and Other Writings on Art (1991),[5] Symbolism and its Discontents (1997),[6] Why Stoics Box (2006)[7] and Ethics of Luxury: Materialism and Imagination (2007),[8] and co-author of Semble: Lyn Carter, Ginette Legaré & Jeannie Thib.[9] She has contributed essays to books about art and artists including Subconscious City,[10] Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel[11] and Robbin Deyo: Sweet Sensation[12] among others.

Performances[edit]

Randolph's lectures evolved into performances that have been presented in venues including the Dunlop Art Gallery's Space Camp (2000),[13] the Banff Centre for the Arts (2004) and Gallery 1.1.1 (2008).[2] They have been described as, "extemporaneous soliloquies [that] illuminate and interpret traditional academic pedagogy, enacting criticism as a dynamic psychoanalytic and philosophical contribution to cultural objects".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (1997). Symbolism and its Discontents. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. pp. endnotes. ISBN 0-920397-22-0.
  2. ^ a b c "Art School Anatomies". www.umanitoba.ca. Retrieved 2016-03-05.
  3. ^ "Jeanne Randolph | Artspeak". artspeak.ca. Retrieved 2016-03-05.
  4. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (1986). Joanne Todd. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
  5. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (1991). Psychoanalysis & Synchronized Swimming and Other Writings on Art. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. ISBN 978-0-920397-07-7.
  6. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (1997). Symbolism and its Discontents. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. ISBN 0-920397-22-0.
  7. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (2003). Why Stoics Box. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. ISBN 0-920397-81-6.
  8. ^ Randolph, Jeanne (2007). Ethics of Luxury: Materialism and Imagination. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. ISBN 0-920397-46-8.
  9. ^ Randolph, Jeanne; Gibson, Susan (2002). Semble: Lyn Carter, Ginette Legaré & Jeannie Thib. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Dalhousie University Art Gallery. ISBN 0-7703-2742-7.
  10. ^ Dempsey, Shawna; Millan, Lorri (2008). Subconscious City. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Winnipeg Art Gallery. ISBN 0-88915-241-1.
  11. ^ Rudder, Jennifer (2003). Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: YYZ Books. ISBN 0-920397-83-2.
  12. ^ Deyo, Robbin (2005). Robbin Deyo: Sweet Sensations. Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada: Southern Alberta Art Gallery. ISBN 1-894699-31-9.
  13. ^ "Dunlop Art Gallery Exhibitions :: Space Camp 2000: Uncertainty, Speculative Fictions & Art". www.dunlopartgallery.org. Retrieved 2016-03-05.