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Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensory Impact, American Abstract Artists (AAA) Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, May 1 2014 - May 1 2015,
May 01, 2014
Event Robert Hickman-Fluid Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY,
May 03, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
Jun 13, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-We Make the Treasure Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA,
Jun 19, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Portfolio The Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Shawn Powell: Cabin Fever STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE FINE ARTS GALLERY ACADEMIC ARTS BUILDING 3RD FLOOR 75 GRASSLANDS ROAD VALHALLA NEW YORK 10595,
Sep 02, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-Sex Without Bodies Temporary Agency Chashama 855 Wyckoff Ave. Queens, NY 11385,
Sep 05, 2014
Event Becky Brown-"No, said the Fruit Bowl" Governor's Island, in the kitchen of Building 407-A on Colonel's Row,
Sep 06, 2014
Event David J Wilson-Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard Blvd @ Broadway,
Sep 07, 2014
Event Hugh Walton-Wash Your Mouth Out Romano Gallery Armstrong-Hipkins Center fo rthe Arts Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825,
Sep 08, 2014
Event Reiner Leist-Cityscapes and Memories: Measuring Absence Deutsches Haus at NYU,
Sep 09, 2014
Event Brian Wood-Spin Zero NOVELLA GALLERY 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Sep 11, 2014
Event Peter Dudek- North Adams & Pierogi XX North Adams & 177 North 9 Street, Brooklyn,
Sep 12, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-All Worked Up Sep 12, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-Curators: The Younger Than Jesus Effect SVA NYC,
Sep 16, 2014
Event Max Weintraub-Sensory Impact Morgan Stanley International Headquarters, 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, New York,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-SENSORY IMPACT Morgan Stanley Global Headquarters in Purchase, NY,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Peter Dudek-Susan Hartung, Following the Line The Teaching Gallery at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Michael Berube-#occupycommonground Church of St. Paul The Apostle, corner of Columbus Ave. and W. 60th St.,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-E/I: Saturday Discussions Tanya Bonakdar Gallery ,
Sep 20, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Doppler Shift 68 Elm Street Summit, NJ 07901,
Sep 28, 2014
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Elinor Richter

Professor of Art History

Elinor Richter earned her PhD, MPhil and MA from Columbia University. She has taught full-time at Hunter College since 2001. She is also on the faculty of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

As a Professor of Renaissance Art, she has focused primarily on Italian Art of the 15th and 16th centuries. Her concentration has been on the field of Italian sculpture, not only in Florence, the epicenter of the new Humanism, but also at other Tuscan centers such as Siena and Orvieto. Recently she has devoted much of her energies to the study of patronage, primarily that of the guilds and the Medici family; in the case of the latter from their earliest beginnings through the formation of the great ducal collection. Richter has always been interested in seeking out connections to the literature, politics and history of the Renaissance era. A secondary field of interest is the art of the 18th and early 19th centuries, particularly in Spain and in England.

Richter’s courses at Hunter include surveys of Renaissance Art, both early and late, as well as seminars on Italian sculpture, the Medici, Goya, England in the Age of Hogarth and Research Methods. In 1997, she was the first adjunct to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at Hunter College.

Her articles have appeared in artibus et historiae, Source, and the Grove Dictionary of Art. She has written a book on La Scultura di Antonio Federighi (Turin: Umberto Allemandi, 2002) and is currently preparing a monographic study on the fortuna critica of Raphael’s Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione. She is a frequent lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Students League, and the Smithsonian Institute. Richter has also written on contemporary artists. She is also a contributor to reviews on H-NET ITALY.

Richter just published Joel Carreiro, Seeing Things -- a catalogue for a traveling retrospective. She is currently writing an essay on the revival of sculpture for the Blackwell Companion to Renaissance Art (to be published in 2011).

 

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