Jeanne Randolph is one of Canada’s foremost cultural theorists. She is the author of the influential book Psychoanalysis & Synchronized Swimming (1991) as well as Symbolization and Its Discontents (1997), Why Stoics Box, (2003), and Ethics of Luxury (2007). Dr. Randolph is also known as an engaging lecturer and performance artist. In universities and galleries across Canada, England, Australia, and Spain she has spoken on topics ranging from the aesthetics of Barbie dolls to the philosophy of Wittgenstein.
June 12, 2003
YYZ Books is proud to present this provocative, timely and humourous work by Jeanne Randolph, and edited by Bruce Grenville, senior curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Why Stoics Box is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the arts, psychoanalysis and the ethical dimensions of popular culture. Artspeak Gallery is pleased to host the Vancouver launch of Why Stoics Box: Essays on Art and Society. The author will be in attendance.