James D. Herbert
January - June 2003
James D. Herbert is professor and chair of the department of art history at the University of California, Irvine. His publications include Paris 1937: Worlds on Exhibition (Cornell University Press, 1998) and Fauve Painting: The Making of Cultural Politics (Yale University Press, 1992). At the Clark, Herbert will pursue his work in progress, tentatively titled Gods, King, and Other Self-Made Men: Sight and Character in France from Louis XIV’s Versailles to Monet’s Orangerie, a study spanning three and a half centuries of French cultural life.