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Edward J. Sullivan

Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art; Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Sciences

Research interests

Latin American art, colonial and modern periods;
Iberian art, art of the Caribbean, Brazilian art

Sample courses

Abstractions in the Americas
Surrealism in the Caribbean and Mexico
Modernism in Latin America
Caribbean Art
Arts of Brazil
Mexican Painting 1875-1950

Selected publications

The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Continental Shifts: the Art of Edouard Duval Carrie. Arte al Dia, 2007.

Fragile Demon: Juan Soriano in Mexico 1935-1950.Philadelphia:Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2008.

Brazil: Body & Soul. New York: Guggenheim Museum and Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Selected honors

Chair, Art Advisory Committee, The Americas Society, 1999-2002
Vice President, American Friends of the Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba, 2002 to present
Fellowships and Grants: Guggenheim Foundation, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, American Philosophical Society, American Council of Learned Societies