September - December 2009
Martin Berger is professor in the history of art and visual culture department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of two books: Man Made: Thomas Eakins and the Construction of Gilded Age Manhood (Berkeley, 2000) and Sight Unseen: Whiteness and American Visual Culture (Berkeley, 2005), the latter of which won the John C. Cawelti Award from the American Culture Association. He has held fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution and the Stanford Humanities Center. At the Clark he will complete his new book on the photography of the black civil rights struggle.