Lisa Lipinski

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Title:
Assistant Professor of Art History
Office:
Room 107, Smith Hall of Art
Email:
[email protected]

Bio

Lisa Lipinski's teaching and research interests include modern and contemporary art and theoretical approaches to the visual arts, Surrealism and the art of René Magritte, the body in modern and contemporary art, and Abraham Lincoln’s influence on America art and culture. Her professional experience includes working in major art museums: the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Phillips Collection and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She has contributed essays in museum catalogues on Pierre Bonnard, 19th-century American and French painting, as well as Spanish and Flemish paintings in the Prado. She has presented papers at national and international conferences on topics in modern and contemporary art and published an essay on the word paintings of René Magritte. Her courses regularly include field trips to local art museums and monuments. Dr. Lipinski is also a licensed D.C. tour guide and a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, Washington, D.C.

 


Current Research

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking (forthcoming from Routledge Press, Studies in Surrealism Series, 2018), co-author with Sarah Cash
  • "Encouraging American Genius: Creative Exchange at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design," in Academics, Artists, and Museums, eds. Clare Kunny and Irina Costache (forthcoming from Routledge Press, Museum Studies Series, 2018)

 


Publications

Published essays in museum catalogs on Pierre Bonnard and 19th-century American and French painting, as well as Spanish and Flemish paintings in the Prado, including:

  • Del Greco a Goya: Obras Maestras Del Museo del Prado (Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 2012)
  • Senderos al Impresionismo / The Journey to Impressionism (Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 2008)
  • An Impressionist Sensibility: The Halff Collection by Eleanor Jones Harvey (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. in association with D Giles Limited, London, 2007)
  • Bibliography, provenance, and exhibition histories for the catalogue, Pierre Bonnard: Early and Late (The Phillips Collection, September 2002)

 


Education

BA Humanities, Michigan State University
MA Art History, Michigan State University
PhD Art History, University of Texas at Austin

 


Professional Organizations

  • College Art Association, member
  • Guild of Professional Tour Guides, Washington, DC, member
  • She is also a licensed Washington, DC professional tour guide