Keith Moxey

Barbara Novak Professor of Art History

Northern Renaissance Art, Social History and Critical Theory
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975

Contact Information

Phone: (212) 854-5039 or (212) 854-2118
Email:
Office: 500R Diana
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 4-5:30

Biography

Keith Moxey is Barbara Novak Professor of Art History at Barnard College. He is the author of books on the historiography and philosophy of art history, as well as on sixteenth century painting and prints in Northern Europe. His publications include: Visual Time: The Image in History (2013); The Practice of Persuasion: Paradox and Power in Art History (2001); The Practice of Theory: Poststructuralism, Cultural Politics, and Art History (1994); Peasants, Warriors, and Wives: Popular Imagery in the Reformation (1989). He is also the co-editor of several anthologies: Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Culture (2002); The Subjects of Art History: Historical Objects in Contemporary Perspective (1998); Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations (1994); and Visual Theory: Painting and Interpretation (1991).

Syllabus

The Time of Art's History Graduate Seminar, Spring 2014 PDF

Bridge Course Art in the Age of Reformation PDF

Selected Publications

Visual Time: The Image in History, Duke University Press, 2013.

The Practice of Persuasion: Paradox & Power In Art History, Cornell University Press, 2001.

The Practice of Theory, Cornell University Press, 1994.

"Mimesis and Iconoclasm", Art History 32, 1 (2009), 52-78.

"Visual Studies and the Iconic Turn", Journal of Visual Culture 7, 2 (2008), 131-146.