ISC Announces the Retirement of Glenn Harper, Editor of Sculpture Magazine
Glenn Harper has devoted 22 years of editorial excellence to Sculpture Magazine, and the advancement of International Sculpture Center's mission. Since joining the ISC team in April, 1996 he has led the publication department in growing Sculpture's coverage of international and emerging artists and developed new programs including the ISC Press, started in 2006. He served as co-editor for ISC Press publications such as A Sculpture Reader: Contemporary Sculpture Since 1980, published in 2006, Conversations on Sculpture, published in 2007, Landscapes for Art: Contemporary Sculpture Parks, published in 2008, The New Earthwork, published in 2011, and Artists Reclaim the Commons, published in 2013.
Executive Director of ISC, Johannah Hutchison, says of Glenn and his contributions " I have been incredibly honored to have worked with Glenn since I joined the ISC. It has been quite a journey over the last decade working together. I have appreciated his perspective and his dedication as we have navigated the ever changing landscape of the publishing business. We all wish him a wonderful retirement.'
Harper earned his PhD at Florida State University in interdisciplinary Humanities, going on to present numerous papers on public art, art criticism, and other topics for conferences and symposia. Similarly, he has served as a member of the Public Art Network Council of Americans for the Arts, and peer review panels for the National Endowment for the Arts. Outside of his work with International Sculpture Center, and Sculpture Magazine he served as editor of Art Papers magazine, a nationally distributed contemporary art magazine and Interventions and Provocations: Conversations on Art, Culture, and Resistance, a collection of interviews with contemporary artists published by the State University of New York Press in 1998. Aperture, Artforum, Public Art Review, On View, Aftermage, and Exit Express are additional publications for which Glenn Harper has written.
Sculpture magazine is honored to have had Glenn on staff and is thankful for the dedication and passion he has applied to all the work he has done for International Sculpture Center. As Sculpture magazine moves forward into this new chapter, we carry the legacy Glenn Harper leaves and will build upon it to continue the literary preeminence of Sculpture magazine.
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