Kathleen Pyne

Professor Emerita, Art History

Contact

306 Riley Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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Kathleen Pyne

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Biography

Pyne studies and teaches the art of 19th and early 20th-century America, England, and Europe. She is especially interested in linkages between science, mysticism, and art, which she addressed in her first book, Art and the Higher Life: Painting and Evolutionary Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century America (University of Texas Press, 1996). Pyne's research on women artists in early 20th-century American modernism culminated in her book, Modernism and the Feminine Voice: O'Keeffe and the Women of the Stieglitz Circle (University of California Press, 2007).  She is currently at work on a book centering on the photography of Anne Brigman in early twentieth-century California.

Recent Books

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Modernism and the Feminine Voice: O'Keeffe and the Women of the Stieglitz Circle by Kathleen Pyne

 

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Art and the Higher Life: Painting and Evolutionary Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century America, by Kathleen Pyne

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The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2009. By Alexandra Munroe, Vivien Greene, Kathleen Pyne, and seven others.