Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Courtauld Institute of Art, 1989
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: 20th-Century European Art
20th-Century European Art
Professor Romy Golan
has previously taught at Vassar College and Yale University. She has curated exhibitions and written catalogue essays for museums in the U.S., France, and Canada. She received the Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for outstanding scholarly publication by Junior Faculty Members of the Humanities at Yale for her book Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France between the Wars
(Yale Univ. Press, 1995) and the Henry Allen Moe Prize for Catalogues of Distinction in the Arts for co-authorship of The Circle of Montparnasse: Jewish Artists in Paris 1905-1945
at the Jewish Museum (New York, 1985). She is currently working on a book on Italian art from 1943-1973.
Muralnomad: The Paradox of Wall Painting, Europe 1927-1957. New Haven:Yale University Press, 2009.
“Flashbacks and Eclipses in Italian Art in the 1960s,” Grey Room (Oct. 2012): 102-27.
“The World Fair: A Transmedial Theatre.” Encuentros con los años 30, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2012
“Equivoci : Le Corbusier al Convegno Volta” L’Italia di Le Corbusier, MAXXI, Rome, 2012.
“Chronicle of a Disappearance Foretold,” Interspaces: Art + Architectural Exchanges from East to West, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2012
"Pointe de chute: Restany à Domus, Le Demi-Siècle de Pierre Restany/The Half Century of Pierre Restany. Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (Paris:INHA, 2007).
"From Monument to Muralnomad: The Mural in Modernist Architecture."The Built Surface: Architecture and Pictures from Antiquity to the Millenium, Vol. 2. Karen Koehler ed. London:Ashgate Press, 2002.
"L'éternel décoratif: French art in the 1950s." Yale French Studies, The French Fifties.(Spring 2001).
Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France between the Wars.New Haven:Yale University Press, 1995.
"Triangulating the Surrealist Fetish." Visual Anthropolgy Review (Spring 1994).
with Kenneth E. Silver.The Circle of Montparnasse: Jewish Artists in Paris 1905-1945. New York:Universe Books, 1985.