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Maureen Korp, Ph.D.
Lecturer, writer, independent critic, and curator of contemporary art
Maureen Korp (Ph.D., University of Ottawa) is a lecturer, writer, independent critic, and curator of contemporary art. Dr. Korp has lectured at universities throughout North America, as well as abroad: including, Romania (University of Bucharest, University of North Romania) and Pakistan (Punjab University, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Beaconhouse National University). Her field of study is the intertwined histories of art and religions. Dr. Korp has received several important post-doctoral awards.
Maureen Korp’s publications are numerous (more than 100 articles, three books, a few scattered poems), and include contributions to television, radio, and film documentaries on the nature of artistic vision, and the importance of contemporary earth-centered art. Her study of Constantin Brancusi’s WWI memorial at Targu Jiu, for example, has been widely published, including: The Arts and Memory (New York, 2003), Caiete Critice (Bucharest, 2005), and Nukta-Art (Karachi, 2008).
Sacred Art of the Earth (New York, 1997) is her best-known book-length study. A new edition is underway.