Daniel Hackbarth

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Department: Art History
Daniel Hackbarth

Academic History

  • Ph.D., Art History, Stanford University
  • B.A., Art History, Grinnell College

Areas of Expertise

  • Early twentieth-century isms (especially Dadaism, Surrealism, and Constructivism)
  • Late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century intellectual history
  • Art and science
  • Media history and theory
  • Experimental cinema

Selected Research and Publications

  • “Raoul Hausmann’s Allegory in Infrared.” Rundbrief Fotografie 28, no. 1 (March 2021): 4-6.
  • “Raoul Hausmann’s Infrared Photography: Energy and Perceptual Education After Dada.” Art Journal 79, no. 1 (Spring 2020): 56-73.
  • “Photography as Photoenergy” (co-authored with James Nisbet). Energy and the Arts, edited by Douglas Kahn. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2019, 87-125.
  • “A ‘Transference of Power’: Ezra Pound and the Avant-Garde Cinema of Hollis Frampton.” The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts, edited by Roxana Preda. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019, 483-502.
  • Book review of John Heartfield and the Agitated Image by Andrés Zérvigon. CAA Reviews (November 2013).
  • Ten catalogue entries in The Seventh Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Guide, ed. Okwui Enwezor. Gwangju Gwangyoksi, South Korea: Gwangju Biennale, 2008.

Courses Taught

  • Experimental Media in the United States
  • The Bauhaus
  • History of Photography
  • Dada and Surrealism
  • Old New Media
  • Representing the Metropolis
  • European Modernism 1840-1940