Office Hours - Fall 2015 W 11:00-12:00
Robert Silberman teaches courses in film history, the history of photography and modern and contemporary art history. He writes regularly for The Burlington Magazine, Ceramics: Art and Perception and other publications. He was the guest curator for World Views: Maps and Art, an exhibition that ran from September 1999 to January 2000 at the Weisman Art Museum. He and Vicki Goldberg were the Senior Consultants for American Photography: A Century of Images, a 3-part series for KTCA/PBS which was broadcast nationally in Fall 1999. They also wrote the companion volume published by Chronicle Books. Professor Silberman's collaboration with photographer Wayne Gudmundson on the Garrison Diversion Project in North Dakota resulted in a 2002 touring exhibition and book, both titled The Promise of Water. He served as guest curator and catalogue author for four exhibitions at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis: From the Garden: Forms, Images and Ideas, in 2004; Architecture and Ceramics: Material, Structure, Vision in 2008; Elemental in 2013; and True North [on contemporary Canadian ceramics] in 2014. He is curating an exhibition for NCC on contemporary Mexican ceramics that will open in September 2015.