Articles and Chapters (selected)
"Psychoanalysis and the Visual Arts." The Textbook of Psychoanalysis, Second Edition, eds: G.O. Gabbard, B.E. Litowitz, and P. Williams (Washington, DC and London: American Psychiatric Publishing, 2012), pp. 523-535.
“From Virgil to Alma Mater.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (The Chronicle Review); vol. 53; issue 22, Feb. 2, 2007
“Empathy, Imagination, and Freedom: Children Play on the Shore of Endless Worlds.” For Where Do the Children Play? ed. Elizabeth Goodenough. Wayne State University Press, forthcoming, 2007.
“In Memoriam: Homage to a Grande Dame.” American Imago. Summer, 2006, vo. 63, no. 2, pp. 219-222.
"Pyramids and Peace." Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin, Number 9, May 2006, pp. 2,6.
"A Visual History of Depression: MelancholiaDelights Paris." The American Psychoanalyst, Vol. 40, No. 2, Spring/Summer, 2006, pp. 1,15,18.
"Body Image: Gender, Race, Culture." In Beyond the Mind-Body Dualism: Psychoanalysis and the Human Body. Amsterdam: Elsevier Health Sciences, International Congress Series, 2006, forthcoming.
"Reflections in Greece: On Art, Psychoanalysis,and Anti-Semitism." Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, vol. 39, fall 2005, pp. 8-12.
"Loss as Vanished Form: On the Anti-Memorial Sculptures of Horst Hoheisel." American Imago, vol. 62, No. 4, Winter 2005, pp. 419-433.
"Reflections on Teaching Psychoanalytic Ideas in a University Setting." The American Psychoanalyst. Vol. 39, No. 3, Fall 2005. pp. 7,18.
"The Arts." Textbook of Psychoanalysis. eds. Person Cooper. Gabbard. American Psychiatric Press, 2005, pp.501-511
"Beten (Praying) in Berlin." Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Bulletin, no. 12, August 2004, pp. 2 and 6.
“In Light of History...” The Baltimore Sun, Wednesday, 7/30/03.
"Into the Night: Children' Dream Books" in Parrent-Infant Psychodynamics. ed. Joan Raphael-Leff (Whurr/Routledge, 2003). pp. 142-152
"The Magical Neighborhood of Mr. Rogers." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3/28/03, B16.
"'What Kind of a Mother Are You?'" Reflections on the Film A World Apart" in Standing on the Glass Ceiling, ed. Beth Seeling (Karnap/Other Press, 2002, pp. 56-71)
"Bringing the World's Bad News to Children." Lilith, Sept. 2002 issue.
“Art and Remembrance, Stone by Stone.” The Baltimore Sun, Sunday, 7/28/02, p. 5F.
"An Essay on Beauty: Two Madonnas, the Scent of Violets, and a Family of Acrobats." Figuationen: gender literatur kultur (vol. 2. 2001: 27-34)
“Exhibition Challenges Our Ideas about Evil.” The Baltimore Sun, 2/15/02, p. 23A
"Childhood, Art, and Evil." in Mirroring Evil: Nazi Images/Contemporary Art, ed. Norman Kleeblatt (Rutgers University Press, 2001:39-52)
“Experience Works of Art, Free from Scrims of Verbiage.” The Baltimore Sun. Sunday, 10/21/01, p. 12E.
"From Words to Secret Hiding Places." Michigan Quarterly Review.
"Lost and Found: Reflections on Exile and Empathy." American Imago
"Tattoos and Teddy Bears: Fetishism on Exhibit in Paris." Studies in
"Henry Darger's One-way Mirror." Essay for catalogue: Self-Taught Artists
"Writing In." The Psychoanalytic Review (1998), vol. 85, no. 2:217-224.
"Martha Wolfenstein: Toward the Severance of Memory from Hope." The Psychoanalytic Review (1998), vol. 85, no. 1:105-115.
"Between Image and Child: Further Reflections on Picture Books." American Imago (1996), vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 177-190.
"Warrant for Trespass/Permission to Peer." The Art Bulletin (1995) vol. 77, no. 4: 550-552.
"Tea Leaves: Pages from the Journal of a Psychoanalytic Art Historian in China." The American Psychoanalyst (1994), vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 25-26.
"Good and Naughty/Boys and Girls: Reflections on the Impact of Culture on Young Minds." American Imago (1994), vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 307-328.
"Aesthetics for Children: Some Psychological Reflections." The Journal of Aesthetic Education (1994), vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 63-76. Reprinted in Aesthetics for Young People, ed. Ronald Moore (National Art Education Association, Reston, Virginia, 1994, pp. 63-76).
"Calvin and Hobbes: Postmodern and Psychoanalytic Perspectives." The Psychoanalytic Review (1993), vol. 80, no. 1, pp. 55-82.
"At Four Walls: the Neurotic Art Show" (pamphlet). With David Lichtenstein, Paola Mieli, Donald Moss. Transcript of panel on exhibition of works by fifty-five artists at Four Walls Gallery, 5/19/93. Four Walls, New York (1993)
"Surreal Sounds/Illicit Images." Dialogues and Extensions, American
"Carpe Diem, Carpe Mortem: Reflections on Dead Poets Society" Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (1992) vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 19-31.
"Recycling." The Psychoanalytic Review (1992), vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 209-222.
"Oysters, Cannons, and Morons: Psychoanalytic and Philosophical Reflections on the Absurd." American Imago (1992), vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 81-96.
"Meditations on the Smile of Dionysus: Theatricality, Specularity, and the Perverse" in Perversions and Near-Perversions in Clinical Practice: New Psychoanalytic Perspectives. eds. G.I.Fogel and W.A. Meyers, Yale University Press (1991), pp. 207-231.
"Reflections on Psychoanalysis and Aesthetic Pleasure: Looking and Longing." Pleasure Beyond the Pleasure Principle, eds. R.A. Glick
"Mothers and Daughters: Ancient and Modern Myths." The Journal of
"Primary Art Objects: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Picturebooks for Children." The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 44:351-368 (1989).
"Psychoanalysis and the Legacies of Antiquity," in Freud and Art:
"New Lamps for Old? Reflections from and on Phyllis Greenacre's
"The World of Art and the Artful World: Some Common Fantasies in
"Conflict and Creativity: Reflections on Otto Rank's Psychology of Art." The Journal of Aesthetic Education, 23:3, (1989), pp. 97-109.
"The Inescapability of Tragedy." Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic,
"An Insubstantial Pageant Faded." Art Criticism. (Spring, 1988), vol.4 no.
"Picturing the Child's Inner World of Fantasy: On the Dialectic between Image and Word." The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 43:433-447 (1988). Republished in Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W. Winnicott, ed. P.L. Rudnytsky, Columbia Univ. Press (1993).
"The Artistic Image and the Inward Gaze: Toward a Merging of Perspectives." The Psychoanalytic Review , 75:111-128 (1988). Also published in The Persistence of Myth, ed. P.L. Rudnytsky, New
"Separation-Individuation in a Cycle of Songs: Ancient Voices of Children." Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 42:531-543 (1987).
"Psychoanalytic Aspects of Renaissance Art: A Conference Report." Academy Forum, 30:3:16-18 (1986).
"Ancient Voices of Children: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation."
"A Critique of Pathography, Freud's Original Psychoanalytic Approach to Art." Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Art, edited by M.M. Gedo, 1:7-28 (1985). Reprinted in Essential Papers on Literature and Psychoanalysis, edited by Emanuel Berman. New York & London: New York University Press, 1993.
Review of Ballard Lecture by Joyce McDougall: "Neosexualities: Reflections on the Role of Perversions in the Psychic Economy" Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, 24, 1 & 2:24-29 (1985).
Response to Leo Steinberg's review of Liebert's Michelangelo: A Psychoanalytic Study of His Life and Images. New York Review of Books, Dec. 6, 1984.
"Toward the Separation of Memory and Hope: Applications of Psychoanalysis to Art in the Writings of Martha Wolfenstein." The Hillside Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 6:91-104 (1984).
"On and Beyond Pathography: A Comparison of Two Models in the Psychoanalytic Interpretation of Art," Visual Arts Research, 9:55-63, (1983).
"An Interdisciplinary Approach for a City System: Aesthetic Education for the Intellectually Gifted Child." In A. Hurwitz, The Gifted and Talented in Art. Worcester: Davis, pp. 103-4 (1983).
"The Past of Illusion: A Contribution of Child Psychoanalysis to Aesthetics." The Journal of Aesthetic Education, 16:59-69 (1982).
"Reflections on Form and Content in Modern Art." The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 37:547-568 (1982).
"On the Interpretation of Film as Dream: The French Lieutenant's Woman." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, 2:13-29 (1982).
"On the Uses of Aesthetic Theory." Art Education, vol 35, no. 2, pp. 30-32,(1982).
"Museums and Children: A Natural Connection." Journal of the New York School Boards Association (May, 1981).