Alexander Nemerov

Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities
Alexander Nemerov


Alexander Nemerov's new book, Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York, was published by Penguin in 2021.

His most recent books before that are Summoning Pearl Harbor (2017) and Soulmaker: The Times of Lewis Hine (2016).

He is completing his next book, The Forest: A Fable of America in the 1830s, to be published by Princeton University Press, and based on the Andrew W. Mellon Lectures he gave at the National Gallery in 2017.

He has recently published essays on John Quidor, Deana Lawson, Clifford Ross, Wilson Bentley, Jasper Johns, Perugino, Tintoretto, and the social history of art.




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