Professor of Art History
Academic Program Affiliation(s): American Studies, Art History, German Studies
Academic Expertise: Art History
Area of Specialization: 20th Century
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Paintings exhibited at Artists Space, New York; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; Koslow Gallery, Los Angeles; Art Gallery of Western Australia. Curator, Dutch Scripture Paintings; Konrad Cramer; Yasuo Kuniyoshi: Painter/Photographer;
and Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Colony.
Author, Konrad Cramer: A Retrospective; Yasuo Kuniyoshi
(1986); Woodstock’s Art Heritage
(1987); Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s Women
(1993); among other exhibitions. Essays in Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Colony
(2003); Carl Eric Lindin, from Sweden to Woodstock
(2004). Recipient, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Winterthur Museum and Library Fellowships. At Bard since 1971.
Research Interests: Asian American artists, American art colonies, contemporary art
Teaching Interests: 20th-century art, American art, decorative arts, feminism, asian american art, contemporary art
Other Interests: literature, popular music