Project Description

Harrist-RobertJANE AND LEOPOLD SWERGOLD PROFESSORĀ OF CHINESE ART HISTORY

Robert E. Harrist Jr. has published books and articles on Chinese painting, calligraphy, and gardens, as well as on topics such as replicas in Chinese art, clothing in 20th-century China, and contemporary artists such as Xu Bing. His most recent book, The Landscape of Words, which studies the role of language in shaping perceptions of the natural world, was awarded the Joseph Levenson Prize in 2010.

 

Office: 933 Schermerhorn Hall
Phone: (212) 854-8532
Email: reh23@columbia.edu