Karen Leader
Assistant Professor, Art History
PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
curriculum vitae

Boca Raton Campus, AL 164

Karen J. Leader, Assistant Professor of Art History. BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA and Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Dissertation, L’esthétique du rire: Caricature and Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris, supervised by Professor Linda Nochlin (2009). Recent and forthcoming publications: “Harlot, Housewife or Heroine? A Recovered Identity for the ‘Worker’s Wife’ in Courbet’s Studio” (Rutgers Art Review, 2007); “CAA Advocacy: The Nexus of Art and Politics” CAA Centennial History Project, 2010; “Issues of Gender in Courbet’s Studio” Actes du colloque Courbet, Musée d’Orsay, 2010. Current projects: “How to Look: Ad Reinhardt, PM, and the ‘Art-Politics Syndrome”; “Connoisseuses and Cocottes: Women at the Salon in Nineteenth-Century French Caricature.”

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