Robert Lubar(on leave Spring 2016)

Associate Professor of Fine Arts

PhD 1988, M.A. 1981, New York University; B.A. 1979, SUNY (Stony Brook).

Research interests

20th-century European art (France and Spain)
Art since 1945 in Europe and America
Critical theory

Sample courses

Painting in Spain from the Generation of 1898 to the Civil War (lecture)
French Art Between the World Wars (lecture)
German Art from Secessionism to the End of Expressionism (lecture)
Art in Paris, 1900-1914 (lecture)
Identity and Difference: Queer Theory and Modern Art (seminar)
From Boys to Men: Masculinities in Visual Representation (seminar)
Cubism and the Body (seminar)
Art and Nationalism (colloquium)
The Interpretation of Paintings (colloquium)

Selected works

“Joan Miró en 1924: Cubism et le sujet du désir.” In Joan Miró. Paris: Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, 2004.

“Painting and Politics: Miró’s ‘Stil Life with Old Shoe’ and the Spanish Republic.”In Surrealism and Culture, edited by Don la Cross.London: Ashgate Press, 2003.

Dali: the Salvador Dali Museum Collection.Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 2000.

“Barcelona Blues.”In Picasso: the early years, 1892-1906: National Gallery of Art, Washington, March 20-July27, 1997, 87-101.Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1997.

“Unmasking Pablo’s Gertrude: Queer Desire and the Subject of Portraiture.” Art Bulletin 70, no. 1 (March 1997): 56-84.

Selected honors

1997 Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize for "Unmasking Pablo's Gertrude, "College Art Association of America"
1996 Premi Espais/Special Prize for Art Criticism
1994 Presidential Fellowship, New York University
1992-94 Spain/United States Joint Committee for Cultural and Educational Cooperation (Comité Conjunto)