September - December 2005
Melissa Hyde is associate professor of art history at the University of Florida. Her work focuses on the art and culture of eighteenth-century France, with particular interests in gender and identity as represented in the work of François Boucher. She is the author of the forthcoming book, François Boucher: Making up the Rococo, to be published by the Getty in the fall of 2005, and is also editor of Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe (Ashgate, 2004). Her Clark project involves new work on women artists in eighteenth-century France, as well as new approaches to the work of Fragonard and Boucher.