A historian of images and American culture, François Brunet teaches at Université Paris Diderot. His publications include La photographie: Histoire et contre-histoire (2017) and Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860–1880 (2007). He recently edited Circulation, volume four in the Terra Foundation Essays series (2017).
Sarah Burns, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Indiana University, Bloomington, is the author of Inventing the Modern Artist: Art and Culture in Gilded Age America (1996) and Painting the Dark Side: Art and the Gothic Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America (2004) and co-editor of American Art to 1900: A Documentary History (2009).
Sarah Cash is Associate Curator of American and British Paintings at the National Gallery of Art. Her previous positions include Curator of American Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Director of the Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, Virginia; and Assistant Curator, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas.
Chen Yao received her PhD from Peking University in 2015 and joined the College of Architecture and Art, Hefei University of Technology, China, as an assistant professor. Her research interests include American impressionism and realism. In 2016 she was selected for the Middle-aged and Young Chinese Scholars Overseas Research Program.
David Peters Corbett is Director of the Centre for American Art at the Courtauld Institute, University of London. A former Terra Foundation Senior Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, he has written on George Bellows, the Ashcan school, and American and British art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Robert Cozzolino is Patrick and Aimee Butler Curator of Paintings at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota. He has been called the “curator of the dispossessed” for championing underrepresented artists and uncommon perspectives on well-known artists. A native of Chicago, he earned his PhD (2006) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Eunyoung Cho is Professor of Art History at Wonkwang University, South Korea. She received her PhD from the University of Delaware and has held fellowships from the Luce Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. A specialist in American interchanges with Asian art, she has taught and lectured in Korea, Japan, and China.
John Davis is Provost and Under Secretary for Museums and Research at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Previously he served on the faculty of Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, for twenty-five years. From 2015 to 2017 he was Executive Director of the Paris office of the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Rachael Z. DeLue is Professor of Art History at Princeton University, New Jersey. She studies American visual culture, with emphasis on intersections among art, science, and the history and theory of knowledge. She serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Terra Foundation Essays series, and edited its first volume, Picturing (2016).
John Fagg teaches in the School of English, Drama and American and Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. His article “Chamber Pots and Gibson Girls: Clutter and Matter in John Sloan’s Graphic Art” (2015) received the Terra Foundation International Essay Prize and the Arthur Miller Centre Essay Prize.
Guillaume Faroult is Senior Curator at the Musée du Louvre, Paris. A specialist in eighteenth-century French, British, and American paintings, he has organized many exhibitions and in 2012 co-curated Thomas Cole and the Narrative Landscape, the first in a series of collaborative exhibitions at the Louvre devoted to American art.
Ruth Fine is an independent curator in Philadelphia who spent four decades at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, as a curator specializing in modern prints and drawings. She has organized exhibitions on American artists from John Marin to Norman Lewis, served on the Terra Foundation for American Art Board, and is Chair of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Board.
Frances Fowle is Personal Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art and ECA International Director, University of Edinburgh, and Senior Curator, National Galleries of Scotland. She has published widely on nineteenth-century art and co-curated American Impressionism: A New Vision 1880–1900, organized in collaboration with the Terra Foundation for American Art in 2014.
After running the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art’s journal Perspective, Anne Lafont became Professor (Directrice d’études) at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. She is researching early modern art and visual culture of the Black Atlantic and her upcoming volume is L’art et la race. L’Africain (tout) contre l’œil des Lumières.
Alberto Harambour is Associate Professor at the Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, and investigator at the Research Center Dynamics of High Latitude Marine Ecosystems (FONDAP-IDEAL). He earned his PhD from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, and specializes in Latin American postcolonial social history.
Anna Hudson is an art historian, curator, and educator specializing in Canadian art and visual culture. She is currently leading Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage, a federally supported research grant, and continues to study the area of her 1997 doctoral dissertation, Art and Social Progress: The Toronto Community of Painters (1933–1950).
Go Kobayashi is Professor in the Department of American and British Cultural Studies at Kansai University in Osaka, Japan. His research and pedagogical interests include American realism, the impact of new technologies on vision and visuality, and the rise of hyperrealism and cultural capitalism in the global era.
Filip Lipiński is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland. His book on Edward Hopper—Hopper wirtualny. Obrazy w pami¸etaja¸cym spojrzeniu—was published in 2013, and his articles have appeared in the Oxford Art Journal, Artium Quæstiones, and the RIHA Journal.
Clara Marcellán is Assistant Curator at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain, where she focuses on European and American nineteenth-century painting. She has coordinated several exhibitions, including Berthe Morisot (2011) and American Impressionism (2014). She holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Madrid’s Universidad Autónoma.
Chris McAuliffe is Professor of Art (Practice-led Research) at the School of Art and Design, Australian National University, Canberra, and former director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne. In 2011–12 he was Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Yuko Matsukawa is Professor of English at Seijo University in Tokyo. Her research explores intersections between American literature, orientalism, and Asian American culture. Her publications include the co-edited volume Re/collecting Early Asian America (2002) and essays on Henry James, Lilla Cabot Perry, Constance Fenimore Woolson, and Winnifred Eaton.
Claudia Mattos-Avolese is Professor of Art History at the Universidade de Campinas, Brazil, specializing in nineteenth and twentieth-century Brazilian art. She holds a PhD from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and has held fellowships at the Courtauld Institute in London (2001), the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles (2012), and the Rockefeller Center at Harvard (2017).
Sarah Monks is Lecturer in Art History at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is a historian of British and American art, c.1650– 1850, and has published on a range of artists of this period including Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, and J. M. W. Turner.
Alberto Nulman Magidin is a Mexican art historian, curator, and filmmaker whose research interests include the history of landscape practices and the arts in Mexico and California during the nineteenth century. His documentaries explore the crossroads between art, science, and the history of the Americas.
Hideko Numata is Chief Curator of Yokohama Museum of Art in Japan. She specializes in Japanese and Western paintings and prints of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with a focus on cross-cultural influences and relationships. She has curated many exhibitions, including Edgar Degas (2010) and Mary Cassatt Retrospective (2016).
Valéria Piccoli is Chief Curator at the Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brazil. She holds a PhD in art history from the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Her research focuses on nineteenth and early twentieth-century Brazilian art. She co-curated the traveling exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic (2015–2016).
Richard J. Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. He has written on many topics in American art, organized numerous art exhibitions, and was Editor-in-Chief of The Art Bulletin, the leading English-language journal in art history (2007–2010).
Mark Rawlinson is Associate Professor of History of Art at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of Charles Sheeler: Modernism, Precisionism and the Borders of Abstraction, published in 2007 by I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd. He has curated several exhibitions and was recently awarded an Ansel Adams Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography, Arizona (2017).
Richard Read is Emeritus Professor and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, Perth. He wrote the first book on British art critic Adrian Stokes and has published on the relationship between literature and the visual arts, nineteenth and twentieth-century art, and complex images in global contexts.
Christopher Riopelle is Curator of Post-1800 Paintings at the National Gallery, London. He has held curatorial positions at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania. His interests include Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the landscape oil sketch, and the international spread of modernism around 1900.
Dieter Scholz is Curator of Modern Art at the Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany. He studied in Tübingen and Hamburg and earned his PhD from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main (1994). He previously worked at the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf. He curated the exhibition Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings, 1913–1915 (2014, Berlin; Los Angeles).
Elsa Smithgall is a curator at The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, specializing in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century American and European art.She has been a curator or contributing curator of over 20 acclaimed special exhibitions, and her writings have appeared in numerous publications, including William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master (2017).
Elizabeth Hutton Turner is University Professor at the University of Virginia. Formerly a senior curator at The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, she organized exhibitions on European and American modernism, and in 2013–14 served as Vice President for Collections and Curatorial Affairs at the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Originally from Romania, Georgiana Uhlyarik is Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art, at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Her recent projects include collaborations with the Tate Modern; the Jewish Museum, New York; the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Pinacoteca de São Paulo. She teaches in the Graduate Program, Art History, University of Toronto.
Hélène Valance is Assistant Professor at the Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France. Her book Nuits Américaines: l’art du nocturne aux Etats-Unis, 1890–1917 received the 2015 Olga Fradiss book prize and will be translated and published by Yale University Press in 2018.