Adjunct Assistant Professor
18th & 19th Century
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001
B.A. University of Virginia
Kristin O'Rourke has taught also at Vanderbilt University and the University of Iowa.
Kristin O'Rourke specializes in French art of the late eighteenth and the first
half of the nineteenth century, centering on the institutions of the art world
(the museum, the Academy, art criticism & the Salon). Her current project focuses
on Eugène Delacroix and the transition from Classicism to Romanticism as seen
through contemporary critical discourse and posthumous tributes to the artist.
Her research interests include: gender studies, art institutions, the development
of art criticism, the myth of the artist, the city of Paris, graphic arts and
new media in the nineteenth century, impressionism and urbanism, art theory.
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