Dr. Paul Ivey is Professor of Art History teaching Modern and Contemporary Art. He researches the built environments and compounds of alternative & esoteric American religious and communal groups. He is the author of Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science and Prayers in Stone: Christian Science Architecture in the United States, 1894-1930. His research interests include metaphysical, Eastern, and esoteric religions in the United States that evolved during the Progressive Era. He studies the art & architecture; class & institutional structures; theology; therapeutic ideals; and political & representational strategies of these related & indigenous religious/philosophical/therapeutic groups. For this lecture, Dr. Ivey will discuss Junk Art, Dadaists, Surrealists, Nouveau, Realists, YBR’s, and more!