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Ellen Handler Spitz

Ellen Handler Spitz writes on the arts and psychology and children’s aesthetic lives. She is an Honors College Professor at the University of Maryland (U.M.B.C.).


Sighing over ubiquitous externalizing tendencies in our global culture and in the art world, I often yearn for inwardness, depth, and opportunities for engagement with whatever is ineffable, irrational, unconscious, or mystical—forces that have impelled art from time immemorial.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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