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. "The Fourth Dimension and Futurism: A politicized space." ART BULLETIN 82.4 (December 2000): 720-733. Full Text
Antliff, M. "Cubism in the Shadow of Marx: David Cottington, Cubism in the Shadow of War: The Avant-Garde and Politics in Paris, 1905-1914, Yale University Press, 1998." Art History (September 1999): 444-50. (Review)
Antliff, M. "David Weir, Anarchy and Culture: The Aesthetic Politics of Modernism, University of Massachusetts Press, 1997." Modernism/modernity (January 1999): 167-69. (Review)
Antliff, M. "Cubism, futurism, anarchism: The 'aestheticism' of the Action d'art Group, 1906-1920." OXFORD ART JOURNAL 21.2 (1998): 99-120.
Antliff, M. "Romy Golan, Modernity & Nostalgia: Art and Politics between the Wars, 1995." (September 1997). (Review)
Antliff, M. "La Cite francaise: George Valois, Le Corbusier, and Fascist Theories of Urbanism." Ed. M Antliff and M Affron. Fascist Visions: Art and Ideology in France and Italy (1997).
Antliff, M. "The Jew as anti-artist: Georges Sorel, anti-Semitism, and the aesthetics of class consciousness." OXFORD ART JOURNAL 20.1 (1997): 50-67. Full Text
Antliff, M. "Organicism against itself: Cubism, Duchamp-Villon and the contradictions of Modernism." WORD & IMAGE 12.4 (1996): 366-388.
Antlfif, M. "Bergson and Cubism: A reassessment." Art Journal (December 1988): 341-349.