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Foa, Michelle

Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

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Biography

Michelle Foa is an Assistant Professor of 19th-century European art in the Art Department of Tulane University. She received her doctorate in 2008 from Princeton University and is currently completing a book on Georges Seurat, exploring his work as an investigation into various aspects of visual experience and its pictorial representation. Recent and forthcoming publications include an essay on Seurat's seascape series in the catalogue for the exhibition Georges Seurat: Figure in Space, held at the Kunsthaus Zürich and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, an essay on Emile Zola's novel L'Oeuvre in an edited volume on art and music in the 19th century, and an article on late 19th-century British photographic criticism in History of Photography, among others. Before coming to Tulane in 2008, she taught at Mount Holyoke College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University. 

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