David Ehrenpreis

David Ehrenpreis is Professor of Art History at James Madison University and founding Director of the Institute for Visual Studies, a center that focuses on arts-integrative work and collaboration across the disciplines. He received his Ph.D. from Boston University and has published in the Zeitschrift for Kunstgeschichte, the Woman’s Art Journal, the Art Book, and German Studies Review. Ehrenpreis is the author of the book and exhibitionPicturing Harrisonburg: Visions of a Shenandoah Valley City since 1828 and numerous curated exhibitions including a survey of the work of the contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing. His current book project is »Remembering the Nation: Art, the State, and Commemorative Practice.« He teaches courses on nineteenthcentury art, monuments, and art and nationalism and taught in FUBiS, the international summer program of Berlin’s Freie Universität, for several years.