Professor, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture
Office: 3-98 Fine Arts Building
Areas of Teaching and Research
Art and visual culture in the United States, Spain, and Latin America in the long nineteenth century; trans-national relations and national identity; exhibitions and display; the representation of animals; masquerade, memory, and mimicry.
MA University of California, Berkeley, 1985; PhD City University of New York, 1996
Betsy Boone is a professor of the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture who studies nineteenth and early twentieth-century art in the United States, Spain, and Latin America. She is the author of Vistas de España: American Views of Art and Life in Spain, 1860–1914 (Yale University Press, 2007) and “The Spanish Element in Our Nationality”: Spain, America, and the World’s Fairs and Centennial Celebrations, 1876–1915 (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019), in addition to numerous articles on art, photography, and print culture in western Europe and the Americas. She loves animals, especially cats and horses, and is an avid equitation rider.
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