February - June 2014
Maria Stavrinaki is Associate Professor of Art History at the Université Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne. Her field of research is the historical avant-gardes and, more specifically, the interaction of art, politics and the conceptions of history in the works and the discourses of artists and architects. She has edited several critical éditions: Adolf Behne, Franz Marc, and the Glaeserne Kette. She has directed special issues on Carl Einstein and on the modern uses of prehistory (Les Cahiers du MNAM, Gradhiva). She has finished a manuscript on German Dada Presentism and another one on the Conceptions of History in Carl Einstein’s thought. As a Clark fellow, she will work on the modern uses of Prehistory.