Part-Time Lecturer Profile

Isabel Taube

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  • Position: Part-Time Lecturer
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Isabel L. Taube teaches American and European art from the eighteenth century to the present. Her research focuses on the concept of eclecticism and cross-cultural exchange in domestic interiors from the 1870s through the 1920s. She has curated exhibitions of historical and contemporary art, including a traveling exhibition of Walter Gay’s interior scenes for the Frick Art and Historical Center in Pittsburgh (2012–2013), for which she was the lead author for the catalogue, Impressions of Interiors: Gilded Age Paintings by Walter Gay (2012). She also serves as Executive Editor for the online journal Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide. She received her A.B. from Bowdoin College, her M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.