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Nationality  American

Name  Anna Chave
Anna C. Chave wwwgccunyedugetattachmentf3384b7c388340e5b
Occupation  Art historian, professor, art critic
Books  Mark Rothko, Constantin Brancusi
Education  Reed College, Sorbonne, Harvard University, Yale University

Anna C. Chave is an art historian and professor at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). She is best known for her research and publications on modern sculpture and the New York School. She has published many essays concerned with issues of gender and identity, reception and interpretation, mainly with respect to 20th century art. Her artist subjects have ranged from early Pablo Picasso and Georgia O'Keeffe, to Jackson Pollock and Hannah Wilke.

Academic career

Chave attended Reed College, the Sorbonne in Paris, and received her B.A. from Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. from Yale in 1982.

She is widely known for her revisionist readings of Minimalism, including "Minimalism and the Rhetoric of Power", and for her monographs on Rothko and Brancusi (Yale University Press, 1991 and 1993).


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