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Section Board for 'Visual Arts' (22)

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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
Interests: ancient Greek and Roman art; humans and animals; archaeology and its media (photography, plaster casts); gender studies
Dr. Maia Wellington Gahtan
Office of Global Education, Kent State University, Palazzo Vettori Via Cavour, 26, 50129 Florence, Italy
Interests: classical tradition; Renaissance studies; iconography; history of collecting; museums; early modern intellectual and cultural history; art theory and criticism
Dr. Stephanie Dickey
Professor and Bader Chair in Northern Baroque Art, Department of Art History and Art Conservation, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
Interests: history of emotion; representations of women and gender; portraiture as a cultural practice; history of printmaking; the art market and collecting, with a focus on Dutch and Flemish art of the seventeenth century, especially the work of Rembrandt van Rijn and artists in his circle
Dr. Margaretta Lovell
Jay D. McEvoy, Jr. Professor of American Art History, Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
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
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. Aviva Burnstock
Professor, Head of the Department of Conservation and Technology, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, UK
Interests: technical study of paintings; artists materials and techniques; investigating visual and material change in works of art; developing and evaluation of methods for conservation of paintings
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
Interests: modern German art and aesthetic theory; postwar American painting; ruins, monuments and commemoration; contemporary art
Dr. Margaret Graves
Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Department of Art History, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Interests: medieval Islamic art and architecture; 19th-century crafts in the Middle East and North Africa; representation beyond mimesis; plastic arts
Dr. Bradley J. Cavallo
Independent Scholar, 540 Copley Place, Indianapolis, IN 46290, USA
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
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
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
Interests: modern Russia, especially the late-imperial period; art and war, including the Great Patriotic War of 1812 and World War I; modern France
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Thor J. Mednick
Associate Professor of Art History, Head of Art Museum Practices, Department of Art, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43620, USA
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
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. 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
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
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. 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
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
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
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
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
Interests: 18th-century art; Rococo painting; garden history; Enlightenment culture; intellectual history and the visual
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Lois Rowe
Fine Art Programme Director, Wimbledon College of Arts, University of the Arts London, SW19 3QA London, UK
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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