Robert E. Harrist Jr.
JANE AND LEOPOLD SWERGOLD PROFESSOR OF CHINESE ART HISTORY
Office: 933 Schermerhorn Hall
Office Hours: By appointment only
Phone: (212) 854-8532
BS: Indiana University (’75)
MA: Columbia University (’80)
PhD: Princeton University (’89)
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.
The Landscape of Words (Washington, 2008)
Painting and Private Life in Eleventh-Century China: Mountain Villa by Li Gonglin, (Princeton, 1998)
Power and Virtue: The Horse in Chinese Art (Art Media Resources, 1997)