February - June 2012
Charlotte Klonk is Professor of Art History at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. She is the author of, among other publications, Science and the Perception of Nature (1998) and Spaces of Experience: Art Gallery Interiors from 1800–2000 (2009) and, with Michael Hatt, Art History: A Critical Introduction to its Methods (2005). She has received several prizes and important fellowships, including the Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science and the Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin. Her project at the Clark, entitled Non-Portraits: Of Faces Lost in Transaction, will be about a set of portraits in which the construction of subjectivity, typical of the genre, fails.