David Cycleback is an art and artifacts scholar, working in the areas of identification, theoretical cognitive science and philosophy, and is an internationally known authentication expert with professional certification in Museum Studies from Northwestern University. He was runner-up for the International Book Award for Philosophy for Noise Music: Cognitive Psychology, Aesthetics and Epistemology and a three time Eric Hoffer Award Finalist. In their second printing by China’s National Photographic Art Publishing House, his guides Judging the Authenticity of Prints by the Masters and Judging the Authenticity of Photographs were the first comprehensive books on the subjects published in China, and Art Perception is one of four books students are recommended to study in preparation for India’s National Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) for postgraduate studies in technical design. He has advised and authenticated artifacts for major institutions, was a writer for Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography and is a memorabilia authenticity writer and researcher for Arizona State University’s Society for American Baseball Research. His other books include the Oxford University peer-reviewed physics textbook Ultraviolet Light and Its Uses; A Brief Introduction to Ancient Counting Systems for Non-Mathematicians; Identifying Antique Commercial Printing Processes And The Basics of Authenticating Antique and Art Prints; and Identifying Common Materials in Antique. He has been cited by the Australian National Archives, Museum of Innovation and Science, Indiana Historical Society, the Jewish Theological Seminary, Saylor Academy and Sydney University (The Business of Art).
email: cycleback (at) cycleback (dot) com
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