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Section Board for 'Visual Arts' (21)

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Dr. Annetta Alexandridis
Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University, GM 01 Goldwin Smith Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-3201, USA
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Interests: ancient Greek and Roman art; humans and animals; archaeology and its media (photography, plaster casts); gender studies
Dr. Maia Wellington Gahtan
Program Director and Professor of Museology, Lorenzo de' Medici - The Italian International Institute, Palazzo dello Strozzino, Piazza Strozzi 2, I-50123 Firenze, Italy
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Interests: classical tradition; Renaissance studies; iconography; history of collecting; museums; early modern intellectual and cultural history; art theory and criticism
Dr. Margaretta Lovell
Jay D. McEvoy, Jr. Professor of American Art History, Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
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Interests: 18th-century American and British painting and decorative arts with an emphasis on artists, artisans, their markets, and their patrons; 19th-century American painting (especially landscape painting) and aesthetic theory; transatlantic photography, painting, architecture, and design 1900 to the present
Dr. Kathy Temin
Professor, Monash Art, Design and Architecture, Monash University, 900 Dandenong Rd, Caulfield East 3145, Victoria, Australia
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Interests: fine arts; spatial arts; contemporary art; minimalism; pop art and culture; 1960s and 1970s interior design; architecture; public art; holocaust studies; memorials monuments and remembrance
Dr. Karen Lang
1. Professor, History of Art Department, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7HS, UK
2. Slade Professor (2019–2020), Oxford University, Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
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Interests: modern German art and aesthetic theory; postwar American painting; ruins, monuments and commemoration; contemporary art
Dr. Bradley J. Cavallo
Assistant Professor of Art History, Department of Art and Design, Marian University, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA
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Interests: global early modern artistic culture; Renaissance portraiture; stone and metal supported paintings; materiality studies; trans-Mediterranean aesthetic interchanges between Italians, North Africa, the Levant, and the Ottomans; the survival of pre-Colonial visual idioms in 16th–18th century New Spain
Dr. Pietro C. Marani
Professor in Modern Art History and Museology, School of Design, Politecnico of Milan, Via Durando 38/A, Milan, Italy
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Interests: modern art history, from Renaissance to 19th century; Leonardo da Vinci art and science; history of collecting; museology; history of restoration
Dr. Minglu Gao
Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
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Interests: Chinese contemporary art; the changing relationship between global art movements and Chinese tradition
Dr. Andrew M. Nedd
Professor of Art History, School of Liberal Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 31402, USA
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Interests: modern Russia, especially the late-imperial period; art and war, including the Great Patriotic War of 1812 and World War I; modern France
Dr. Thor J. Mednick
Associate Professor of Art History, Head of Art Museum Practices, Department of Art, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43620, USA
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Interests: 19th-century European painting, particularly Scandinavian; Symbolism; Realism; nationalism and art; artists’ colonies; landscape painting and science & technology; graphic design; public art
Mr. Robert G. Bednarik
Convener, President, and Editor of International Federation of Rock Art Organisations (IFRAO), PO Box 216, Caulfield South 3162, Victoria, Australia
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Interests: Pleistocene archaeology; epistemology; rock art; prehistoric art; cave art; dating methodology; archaeometry; Pleistocene seafaring; human evolution
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Humanities: Humanity’s Future
Topical Collection in Arts: World Rock Art
Dr. Larry Silver
James & Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor Emeritus of History of Art, History of Art Department, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: painting and graphics of Northern Europe, particularly Germany and the Netherlands, during the era of Renaissance and Reformation
Dr. John Klein
Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Director of Graduate Studies, Interim Chair, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1189, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
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Interests: modern and contemporary art history; portraiture; modernist decoration; modern and contemporary sculpture; modern art theory; museum history and theory
Dr. Daniel Herwitz
Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of Comparative Literature, History of Art, Philosophy, and Art & Design, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Interests: aesthetics of film and media including new technologies, visual art, architecture, music; study of contemporary culture and politics; interest in the project of the essay
Dr. S. Hollis Clayson
Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Art History and of History, Founding Director of Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
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Interests: 18th- and 19th-century Europe; global modern; art and technology
Dr. Laurent Bavay
1. Professor, Chair of Egyptian Archaeology, Centre de Recherches en Archéologie et Patrimoine, Université libre de Bruxelles, 50, avenue F.D. Roosevelt - CP 175/01, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
2. Director of the IFAO - Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, Cairo, Egypt
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Interests: archaeology; Egyptian archaeology; Theban tombs; Theban necropolis (ancient Egypt)
Dr. Jan Bryant
Senior Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, Monash University, 900 Dandenong Rd, Caulfield East 3145, Victoria, Australia
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Interests: art history and theory 1840 to contemporary; history and theory of experimental film; painting practices and theory; digital and analogue art; art theory; history of political art from early modernism and its implications for contemporary art
Dr. Christina Bain
Associate Professor, Department Assistant Chair for Art Education, Department of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1421, USA
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Interests: preservice; scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL); teaching artists; curriculum; arts integration
Dr. Talinn Grigor
Professor of Art History, Chair of Art History Program, Chair of Graduate Program in Art History, Department of Art and Art History, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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Interests: the cross-pollination of visual culture and global politics and historiography, focused on Iran and Parsi India
Dr. Jennifer Milam
Professor of Art History, Head of School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
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Interests: 18th-century art; Rococo painting; garden history; Enlightenment culture; intellectual history and the visual
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Arts: Transatlantic Gardens and Enlightenment Ideas in American Art
Dr. Lois Rowe
Fine Art Programme Director, Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London, SW19 3QA London, UK
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Interests: art / politics; spirituality and art; empowerment in art and politics; the art object as sacred; the image reproduced; ironism; art and language; performance art and audience engagement
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