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Assistant Professor
308 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3732
19th Century European Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008
Assistant Professor
309 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1322
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
Professor
404 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3784
Early Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1981
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0352
Early Christian, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art
Ph.D., Courtald Institute of Art, University of London, 1989
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
403 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3789
History of Modern Architecture
Ph.D., Yale University, 1987
Associate Professor
307 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3774
American Art
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Associate Professor
223 East Pyne
(609) 258-7258
20th Century Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996
Townsend Martin '17 Professor of Art & Archaeology
314 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3790
20th Century Art
Ph.D., City University of New York, 1990
Assistant Professor
315 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-5319
Northern Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
313 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3760
European Art and Architecture 1500-1800 in its Global Context; World Art History; Geography and Historiography of Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1977; Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa, Technische Universität Dresden, 2010; Doctor Historiae Artium Honoris Causa, Masaryk University, Brno, 2013
Professor
401 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9098
Roman Art and Architecture; Hellenistic Art; Renaissance Antiquarianism
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1991
David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art
310 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0914
History of Photography and Modern Art
Ph.D., Yale University, 1980
Associate Professor
305 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-7456
African and African Diaspora Art
Ph.D., Emory University, 2004
P. Y. & Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History
406 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-6249
Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974
Assistant Professor
306 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3771
Contemporary Art and Criticism
Ph.D., Yale University, 2008
Professor
316 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9338
Japanese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Lecturer with Rank of Professor
Professor
Institute for Advanced Study
(609) 734-8000
Twentieth-century European and American Art
Director of the Art Museum
142 Art Museum
(609) 258-2870
18th-Century European Art
PhD, Oxford University, 1992
Lecturers
Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
304 McCormick Hall
609-258-8593
European Art 1500-1800
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2012
Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Art and Archaeology
204 Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8858
Classic Maya Art and Society
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2007
Peter Jay Sharp, *52, Curator and Lecturer
251 Art Museum
(609) 258-8805
Art of the Ancient Americas
Ph.D., Tulane University, 2006
Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
205A Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8860
Egyptology
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Lecturer
311 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3797
Italian Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2008
Lecturer
312 McCormick Hall
(609)258-6313
Medieval and/or Renaissance-Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009
Associate Professional Specialist
302 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1423
Eastern Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 1994
Research Staff
Emeriti
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3798
Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3794
History of Photography and Modern Art
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3778
Classical Art & Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Professor
(609) 258-3782
Early Christian/Byzantine Architecture and Monumental Decoration
Ph.D., New York University, 1971
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Chinese Art
Ph.D., Princeton, 1958
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
20th-Century Art
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Northern Renaissance Art
Professor
Roman Art
Ph.D., Göttingen University, 1986
Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art & Archaeology
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3799
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1976
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3769
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1966
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
Japanese Art
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974
Christopher B. Sarofim '86 Professor of American Art, Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3785
American Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1965
Peter Bunnell
Peter Bunnell
Peter Bunnell
Emeritus
 
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3794
History of Photography and Modern Art

Peter C. Bunnell is the McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art Emeritus at Princeton University. This chair, established in 1972, is the nation's first endowed professorship of the history of photography. Bunnell retired from Princeton in 2002. From 1973 to 1978 he was also director of the Princeton University Art Museum and from 1998 to 2000 he served as acting director. Prior to coming to the University in 1972, he was curator of photography at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, He held a similar curatorship during his thirty years at Princeton where he was also responsible for the Minor White Archive and the Clarence H. White Collection. In 1998, in celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the photography collection, Bunnell edited the volume Photographv at Princeton, a work containing 125 reproductions and a full history and documentation of the collection.

Mr. Bunnell is the author of the book Minor White: The Eye That Shapes; a work that accompanied a major retrospective exhibition of White's photographs that opened at The Museum of Modern Art in 1989 and toured to six other museums. The Eye That Shapes won the prestigious George Wittenborn Memorial Award of the Art Libraries Society of North America. In 1993 the Cambridge University Press published his Degrees of Guidance, a collection of essays on twentieth-century American photography. In 2006 Aperture published Inside the Photograph, a collection of thirty-one texts on. twentieth-century photographers. Other publications are two anthologies of writings entitled, A Photographic Vision: Pictorial Photography 1889-1923, and Edward Weston on Photography, a catalogue devoted to the work of the Photo-Secessionist Clarence H, White, and an issue of the Princeton Art Museum Record devoted to its holdings of pictorial photography.

He is co-editor of the Oxford University Press book The City: American Experience, and of two Arno Press reprint series: The Literature of Photography and The Sources of Modern Photography. He has written essays on collecting photographs, large format photography, photography as printmaking and sculpture, portraiture, various galleries such as Light, Limelight, and Witkin, as well as these photographers, among others: Diane Arbus, Ruth Bernhard, Paul Caponigro, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Emmet Gowin, Gertrude Kasebier, Michael Kenna, Michiko Kon, Ray K. Metzker, Barbara Morgan, Wright Morris, John Pfahl, Edward Ranney, Aaron Siskind, and Alfred Stieglitz. He has authored three monographs on Jerry N. Uelsmann. His articles include reviews and commentary for Afterimage, American Art, Art in America, Artscanada, Arts in Virginia, Camera, Camera Mainichi, Choice, Creative Camera, European Photography, Exposure, History of Photography, The New Republic, New York Times Book Review, Print Collector's Newsletter, and Untitled.

In 1978 Bunnell wrote the catalogue and curated the Harry Callahan exhibition for the United States Pavilion at the 38th Biennale di Venezia in Italy. His television experience includes preparation of the program, "Time, Light and Vision: The Art of Photography" for the NET Network, and consultation on the continuing "American Masters" series. In 2002 a set of postage stamps, "Masters of American Photography", was issued by the U.S. Postal Service featuring photographers and images selected by Bunnell.

Born in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1937, Bunnell received his M.A. degree in art history from Yale University where he was also an associate in the Alfred Stieglitz Archive. A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, he also holds an M.F.A. degree from Ohio University. In 1979 he received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. In 1984 he received a fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council that enabled him to travel and lecture extensively in Japan. In 1995 he returned to Japan as a consultant to the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo. He has taught at New York University, Dartmouth College and Yale University, and lectured throughout the U.S. He has participated in numerous international workshops and symposia, including Amsterdam, Aries, and Oxford. In 1990 Bunnell was invited to present a paper to the American Philosophical Society at its autumn meeting in Philadelphia. He is the former national chairman of the Society for Photographic Education, and he was also chairman of the board of The Friends of Photography. He is still a member of numerous advisory committees to universities, museums, and publications. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.