Jerome Silbergeld is an Associated Faculty member in the East Asian Studies department. Silbergeld is the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History at Princeton University and director of Princeton’s Tang Center for East Asian Art. He was previously the chair of Art History and director of the School of Art at the University of Washington. He teaches, publishes, and curates exhibitions on topics in traditional and contemporary Chinese painting, architecture and gardens, cinema and photography. He has published more than fifty books, articles, and book chapters, including the Encyclopaedia Britannica entry on Chinese art.
Among his recent writings are: Hitchcock With a Chinese Face (2004); "Changing Views of Change: The Song-Yuan Transition in Chinese Painting Histories" (2007); Body in Question: Image and Illusion in Two Chinese Films by Director Jiang Wen (2008); Outside In: Contemporary x Chinese x American Art (2009); "China Seen by the Chinese: Documentary Photography, 1951-2003" (2009); ARTiculations: Undefining Chinese Contemporary Art (2010); "All Receding Together, One Hundred Slanting Lines: Replication, Variation, and Some Fundamental Problems in the Study of Chinese Paintings of Architecture" (2010); and "The Political Animal: Metaphoric Rebellion in Zhao Yong's Fourteenth-Century Painting of Heavenly Horses" (forthcoming).
1. Hitchcock with a Chinese Face: Cinematic Doubles, Oedipal Triangles, and China's Moral Voice
2. Body in Question: Image and Illusion in Two Chinese Films by Director Jiang Wen