Robert E. Harrist Jr.
Jane and Leopold Swergold Professor of Chinese Art History
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1989
Phone: (212) 854-8532
Office: 933 Schermerhorn Hall
Office Hours: By appointment only
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, University of Washington Press, 2008
The Embodied Image: Chinese Calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection, Art Museum at Princeton University, 1999
Painting and Private Life in Eleventh-Century China: Mountain Villa by Li Gonglin, Princeton University Press, 1998
Power and Virtue: The Horse in Chinese Art, Art Media Resources Ltd., 1997