"In this wonderful study of the curator James Johnson Sweeney, Marcia Brennan takes us back to Sweeney's mystical exhibitions of modern art and makes a case for an art history that can discern the color behind the color, the light behind the light."--Alexander Nemerov, Department of the History of Art, Yale University
About the Author
Marcia Brennan is Associate Professor of Art History at Rice University. She has previously taught art history at Brown University and the College of the Holy Cross. She is the author of Painting Gender, Constructing Theory: The Alfred Stieglitz Circle and American Formalist Aesthetics
(2002) and Modernism's Masculine Subjects: Matisse, the New York School, and Post-Painterly Abstraction
(2006), both published by the MIT Press.