Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Columbia University, 1986
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Art of the United States, Latin America, and Their Cross-Currents, 1750-1950
Professor of Art of the United States, Latin America, and
Their Cross-Currents, 1750-1950
Deputy Executive Officer
Professor Katherine Manthorne previously taught at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, where she was chairperson of the department and faculty coordinator of the Getty MESL Project (digital imaging). She was also a Visiting Senior Professor at the University of Delaware. She headed the Research Center at Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, and served as Executive Editor of the journal American Art. She was the recipient of a Senior Research Fulbright Fellowship to Venice, Italy. She has worked on exhibitions and accompanying publications at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid; Americas Society, NYC; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC; and National Academy of Design, NY.
with John Coffey, The Landscapes of Louis Rémy Mignot, A Southern Painter Abroad. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996.
Tropical Renaissance. North American Artists Exploring Latin America, 1839-1879. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.
with Pablo Diener, El Barón de Courcy. Ilustraciones de un viaje, 1831-1833. Artes de Mexico, 1998.
Co-Author, The Art of Juan Manuel Blanes. Fundacion Bunge and Born w/ Americas Society, NY, 1994.
Creation & Renewal. Views of Cotopaxi by Frederic Edwin Church. National Museum of American Art, 1985.