Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Ph.D., Yale University 1990
M.A., Queen's University 1984
B.A., McGill University (Canada) 1981
Mark Antliff received his Ph.D. from Yale University and is author of Inventing Bergson: Cultural Politics and the Parisian Avant-Garde (1993) and Avant-Garde Fascism: The Mobilization of Myth, Art and Culture in France, 1909-1939 (2007) as well as co-author of Fascist Visions: Art and Ideology in France and Italy (with Matthew Affron, 1997), Cubism and Culture (with Patricia Leighten, 2001), and A Cubism Reader: Documents and Criticism 1906-1914 (with Patricia Leighten, 2008). His research and teaching interests focus on art in Europe before 1945, with special attention to cultural politics in all its permutations, as well as the interrelation of art and philosophy.
Expertise19th-20th Century European Art, Theory & Criticism
Antliff, M. "Modernism." Historical Encyclopedia of World Fascism, edited by Cyprian Blamires. ABC-Clio Press, 2006.
Antliff, M. "Bergson." Encyclopedia of Europe, 1789-1914. Ed. J Merriman and J Winter. Macmillan Press, 2006.
Antliff, M. "Cubism." Encyclopedia of Europe, 1789-1914. Ed. J Merriman and J Winter. Macmillan Press, 2006.
Antliff, M. "Georges Sorel and the Anti-Enlightenment: Art, Politics, Ideology." Nationalism and French Visual Culture, 1870-1914: A Symposium. Ed. J Hargrove and N McWilliam. Yale University Press, 2005. 307-332.
Antliff, M, and Leighten, P. "Primitive." Critical Terms for Art History. Ed. RS Nelson and R Shiff. University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Antliff, M. "Modernism and Facism: French Fascist Aesthetics Between the Wars." Re-thinking Images Between the Wars: New Perspectives in Art History. Ed. O Hjort. Museum Tusculantum Press (Copenhagen), 2000. 13-45.
Antliff, M. "Creative Time: Bergson and European Modernism." Tempus Fugit. Ed. J Schall. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, 2000. 35-65.
Antliff, M. "The Rhythms of Duration: Bergson and the Art of Matisse." The New Bergson. Ed. J Mullarkey. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999. 184-208.
Antliff, M. "Bergson and Poltics and Aesthetics: Aestheticized Politics." The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Ed. M Kelly. Oxford University Press, 1998.
Antliff, M, and Affron, M. "Art and Fascist Ideology in France and Italy: An Introduction." Fascist Visions: Art and Ideology in France and Italy. Ed. M Atliff and M Affron. Princeton University Press, 1997.
Antliff, M. "Labor, Leisure, and Dissident Socialism: Robert L. Herbert’s Social History of Art." Ed. P Bordes. (2011).
Antliff, M. "Henri Gaudier-Brzeska's Guerre sociale: Art, Anarchism and Anti-Militarism in Paris and London, 1910-1915." MODERNISM-MODERNITY 17.1 (January 2010): 135-169.
Antliff, M. "Sculpture against the State." Memoria e ricerca 33 (2010): 49-62.
Mark Antliff, . "Alvin Langdon Coburn Among the Vorticists: Studio Photographs and Lost Works by Jacob Epstein, Wyndham Lewis and Edward Wadsworth." Burlington Magazine CLII.1290 (2010): 580-589. (Academic Article)
Antliff, M. "Classical violence: Thierry Maulnier, French fascist aesthetics and the 1937 Paris world's fair." MODERNISM-MODERNITY 15.1 (January 2008): 45-62. Full Text
Antliff, M, and Antliff, A. "Correspondence: Kenneth Roxroth to Hebert Read and George Woodcock." Chicago Review: Special Issue on Kenneth Rexroth (October 2006).
Antliff, M. "Response to Roger Griffin's: The Primacy of Culture: The Current Growth (or Manufacture) of Consensus in Fascist Studies." Journal of Modern History (April 2002): 267-272.
Antliff, M. "Emily Braun, Mario Sironi and Italian Modernism: Art and Politics under Facism (2000)." (November 2001). (Review)
Antliff, M. "Machine Primitives: Philippe Lamour, Germaine Krull, and the Fascist Cult of Youth." Qui Parle (2001): 57-102.