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Michael Squire

Michael Squire is reader in classical art at King’s College London. He has held fellowships at Cambridge, Cologne, Harvard, Munich, Stanford, and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. His interests range widely across the fields of classics and art history. His most recent books include Sight and the Ancient Senses (2016); Morphogrammata / The Lettered Art of Optatian: Figuring Cultural Transformation in the Age of Constantine, with J. Wienand  (2017); The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History, with V. Platt  (2017); Rethinking Lessing’s Laocoon: Antiquity, Enlightenment and the "Limits" of Painting and Poetry, edited with A. Lifschitz (2017); and The Art of Hegel’s Aesthetics: Hegelian Philosophy and the Perspectives of Art History, edited with P. Kottman (2017). He returns to the topic of his Critical Inquiry review in a forthcoming book on Ornament and Figure in Graeco-Roman Art: Rethinking Visual Ontologies in Classical Antiquity, edited with with N. Dietrich (2017).

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