A Sociologist Asks What Happens When Art Goes Academic

Alyssa Schukar for The Chronicle

Lori Felker, a faculty member in the U. of Illinois at Chicago’s M.F.A. program, offers a critique of "Into the Abyss," a sculpture by David Bodhi Boylan.
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Several dozen students and professors gather around an artist and his latest creation. The sculpture: "Into the Abyss," a six-foot wooden maze that resembles a digestive tract. The artist: David Bodhi Boylan, an M.F.A. student at the University of...

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