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Richard A Shiff

Richard Shiff
Professor, Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts

Phone: +1 512 471 7547, +1 512 471 7757
Email: rshiff@austin.utexas.edu

Richard Shiff is Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art at The University of Texas at Austin, where he directs the Center for the Study of Modernism. His scholarly interests range broadly across the field of modern and contemporary art. His publications include Cézanne and the End of Impressionism (1984), Critical Terms for Art History (co-edited, 1996, 2003), Barnett Newman: A Catalogue Raisonné (co-authored, 2004), Doubt (2008), Between Sense and de Kooning (2011), and Ellsworth Kelly: New York Drawings 1954-1962 (2014).

B.A. in Architectural Sciences, Harvard College, 1965

Ph.D. in History of Art, Yale, 1973

History of art 19th and 20th centuries, art theory, criticism

Distinguished Teac hing of Art History award - College Art Association (2010)

Getty Senior Research Grant - Getty Foundation (1996 - 1997)

National Humanities Center Fellow - National Humanities Center (1986)

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1985 - 1986)

Mellon Fellow in the Humanities - University of Pennsylvan ia (1979 - 1980)