Faculty Research

Selected publications

Juliet Bellow Specialty: Modern European

Cover image of Modernism on Stage: The Ballets Russes and the Parisian Avant-Garde by Juliet Bellow

Book: Modernism on Stage: The Ballets Russes and the Parisian Avant-Garde

"Elegantly written and sumptuously illustrated, this wonderful book offers a fascinating journey through the rich intersections between music, painting, the decorative arts, and performance on the Ballets Russes stage." - Marion Schmid, French Studies 67, no. 4 (October 2013): 573-574.

Essay: Co-Editor (with S. Elise Archias): "Dance and Abstraction," in ARTS

Article: "Hand Dance: Auguste Rodin's Drawings of the Cambodian Royal Ballet," in The Art Bulletin

Essay: "A May-December Romance? Time and Collaboration in The Seasons" in Merce Cunningham: Common Time

Essay: The Sacre "Au Printemps": Parisian Receptions of the Ballets Russes in Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris 1870-1914

About Juliet Bellow

Kim Butler Wingfield Specialty: Italian Renaissance

Cover image of Revisiting Raphael's Stanze

Co-editor (with Tracy Cosgriff): Revisiting Raphael's Vatican Stanz

Essay: Eloquence and Intertextuality in the Sistine Chapel in Gifts in Return: Essays in Honour of Charles Dempsey

Essay: "Reddita lux est": Raphael and the Pursuit of Eloquence in Leonine Rome in Artists at Court: Image-Making and Identity, 1300-1500

Article: "Networks of knowledge: Inventing 'theology' in the Stanza della Segnatura" in Studies in Iconography.

About Kim Butler Wingfield

Nika Elder Specialty: American Art

Cover image of William Harnett’s Curious Objects: Still-Life Painting after the American Civil War

Book: William Harnett’s Curious Objects: Still-Life Painting after the American Civil War

Essay: “Art Institutions and Race in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850,” co-edited with Catherine Roach and Daryle Williams [suite of 6 essays with an editors’ introduction], American Art, vol. 36, no. 2 (summer 2022), 2-45

Article: “In the Flesh: John Singleton Copley’s Colonial Portraits and Whiteness,” Art History vol. 44, no. 5 (Nov. 2021), 948-977.

Essay: “African-American Art and the White Cube,” Routledge Companion to African American Art History (London: Routledge, 2019), pgs. 337-348.

Op-Ed: "Art History's Image Problem" in Inside Higher Ed

About Nika Elder

Andrea Pearson Specialty: Northern European Art, 14th-16th Centuries

Ying-Chen Peng Specialty: Asian Art

Peng Book Cover

Book: Artful Subversion: Empress Dowager Cixi's Image Making in Art

Article: "Lingering between Tradition and Innovation: Photographic Portraits of Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908)" in Ars Orientalis.

Essay: "Shopping China in Europe: Samuel P. Avery (1822-1904) and the Collecting of East Asian Ceramics in the United States" in Acquiring Cultures: Histories of World Art on Western Markets

Essay: Reconfiguring Patriarchal Space: Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) and the Reconstruction of the Gardens of Nurtured Harmony in Gender, Continuity, and the Shaping of Modernity in the Arts of East Asia, 16th - 20th Centuries

About Ying-Chen Peng

Andrew Wasserman Late Modern and Contemporary Art


Article: “And the Mural Came Down: Race, Removal, and Reckoning in the Sunshine City,” The Art Bulletin 104, no. 4 (December 2022)

Article:How to Destroy a Mural,Source: Notes from the History of Art 41, no. 2 (Winter 2022)

Article:A Pretty Good Idea: Bernard Lown’s Nuclear Test Thermometers,” Art Journal 79, no 1 (Spring 2020)

Essay: “Stamm Beyond SoHo” in Ted Stamm: Series (Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2023)

Essay: “Not a Monument, As Such: Richard Hunt’s Public Art” in Richard Hunt: MONUMENTAL (Omaha: Kaneko, 2023).

About Andrew Wasserman

Emeriti Faculty

Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard Co-edited books

Broude Garrard books

Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany

The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History

The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact

Reclaiming Female Agency: Feminist Art History After Postmodernism

"This is an excellent cross section of current feminist theory. These essays will prove invaluable not simply for students of art history, but for readers interested in the fields of cultural studies, gender theory, sociology, and others. Broude and Garrard have produced another exceptionally important and well-thought-out text!" - Linda Nochlin, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

Norma Broude Specialty: Modern European

Cover image of Gauguin's Challenge: New Perspectives After Postmodernism, edited by Norma Broude

Editor: Gauguin's Challenge: New Perspectives After Postmodernism

Editor: Gustave Caillebotte and the Fashioning of Identity in Impressionist Paris

About Norma Broude

Mary D. Garrard Specialty: Italian Renaissance

Helen Langa Specialty: American Art

Cover image of Radical Art: Printmaking and the Left in 1930s New York.

Book: Radical Art: Printmaking and the Left in 1930s New York

"Radical Art is a landmark study, both in the history of printmaking and in the history of American art of the thirties. There is no better explicator of the graphic arts of this era and their cultural context than Helen Langa. Her thoroughly researched and compellingly written volume is a major scholarly contribution." - Betsy Fahlman, author of John Ferguson Weir: The Labor of Art.

Co-editor (with Paula Wisotzki): American Women Artists, 1935-1975: Gender, Culture, and Politics

About Helen Langa