Associate Professor of Art and Art History
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 1989
M.A., University of California, Berkeley 1984
B.A., University of California, Berkeley 1981
Stanley Abe has published on Chinese Buddhist art, contemporary Chinese art, Asian American art, Abstract Expressionism, and the collecting of Chinese sculpture. He is now writing a narrative account of how Chinese sculpture came into existence as a category of Fine Art during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
ExpertiseChinese art, theory & criticism
A Modern Taste for Chinese and Japanese Art. Forgotten Japonisme: The Taste for Japanese Art in Britain and the USA, 1920s–1950s. Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity, Nation, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. 2010