18 October 2019 - 10 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min
Required Reading: David M. Lubin, “Modern Psychological Selfhood in the Art of Thomas Eakins,” in Joel Pfister and Nancy Schnog, eds., Inventing the Psychological: Toward a Cultural History of Emotional Life in America, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997, pp. 133-166.
*Presentation 1: Martin A. Berger, “Alternative Communities,” in Man Made: Thomas Eakins and the Construction of Gilded Age Manhood, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000, pp. 47-84.
*Presentation 2: Asma Naeem, “Splitting Sight and Sound: Thomas Dewing’s A Reading,
Gilded Age Women, and the Phonograph,” American Quarterly 63 (September 2011): 462-485—PDF available on Jstor
*Presentation 3: Erin Pauwels, “‘Let Me Take Your Head’: Photographic Portraiture and the Gilded Age Celebrity Image,” in Wendy Wick Reaves, ed. Beyond the Face: New Perspectives on Portraiture, Washington, D.C., London: National Portrait Gallery, 2018, pp. 136–155.
Instructor: Tatsiana Zhurauliova
Terra Foundation for American Art Center,
121 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris