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Robert E. Harrist Jr.

Jane and Leopold Swergold Professor of Chinese Art History in the Department of Art History and Archaeology
School: 
School of the Arts
Department: 
East Asian Languages and Cultures Department
Office: 
1190 Amsterdam Ave 826 Schermerhorn Mail Code: 5517 United States
Email: 
reh23@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-8532
Biography

Robert E. Harrist Jr. has published books and articles on Chinese painting, calligraphy, and gardens, as well as on topics such as replicas in Chinese art, clothing in 20th-century China, and contemporary artists such as Xu Bing. His most recent book, The Landscape of Words, which studies the role of language in shaping perceptions of the natural world, was awarded the Joseph Levenson Prize in 2010.

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