September - December 2008
Margaret Werth is associate professor of art history at the University of Delaware. Her primary area of interest is art and visual culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She is the author of The Joy of Life: The Idyllic in French Art, circa 1900 (Berkeley, 2002) and of essays in books and catalogues on Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, among others. Her Clark project is to write a new book focused on representations of the human face in painting, printmaking, photography, and film between c. 1880 and 1930. As the Clark Centre Allemand Fellow for 2008-9, she will be in residence at the Clark in the fall of 2008 and then in Paris at the Centre Allemand d’Histoire de l'Art in the spring of 2009.