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June Hargrove

June Hargrove, Professor Emerita of Art History at the University of Maryland, is an internationally recognized authority on French art from the eighteenth century to modern times. She received her B.A. in Art History from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University. The recipient of the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters and the Distinguished Teacher of Art History Award from The College Art Association, she has published on a diverse range of subjects on both sides of the Atlantic.

Her volume on Gauguin for Citadelles et Mazenod, Paris, reflects her scholarship on Gauguin that has appeared in The Art Bulletin, the Revue de l’Art, the Van Gogh Studies, among others, as well as anthologies, such as Sensational Religion: Sense and Contention in Material Practice and Gauguin’s Challenge: New Perspectives After Postmodernism. Her principal additional publications include Paris: An Open-Air Pantheon; The History of Monuments to Great Men; Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse; Liberty: the French-American Statue in Art and History; and two edited volumes, Nationalism and French Visual Culture, 1870-1914 and The French Academy: Classicism and its Antagonists. She curated Carrier-Belleuse: the Master of Rodin at the Palace of Compiègne, and she has collaborated on many exhibitions, notably The Colour of Sculpture, an exhibition for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

She has participated in numerous symposia and conferences and contributed to festschrifts and anthologies. She serves on the scientific committee for the Revue de l’Art and the editorial board of Studiolo, the journal of the French Academy in Rome. She participates in the Advisory Committee of the French Sculpture Census. Institutions that have supported her research include the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Deutschesforum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris, the Centre André Chastel, Paris-Sorbonne, and the University of Maryland. She was the Van Gogh Fellow at the University of Amsterdam and the Van Gogh Museum as well as visiting professor at the
Ecole du Louvre.

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