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Monthly Member Meeting
May 1, 2024 6:30pm-8:30pm
Ripley-Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue, Studio 17H
New York, NY, 10018
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Dr. Caterina Y. Pierre is Professor of Art History at the City University of New York at Kingsborough Community College. She achieved the rank of full professor in 2014. She received her doctoral degree in Art History from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2005. Dr. Pierre served as the Co-Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Concentration in Liberal Arts from 2012 through 2018. She has published numerous articles on sculpture of the Second Empire and the Third Republic in France, specifically on the work of Gustave Courbet, Jules Dalou and Marcello. She also writes about American art, especially in the area of sculpture, and sculpture production by women artists. Her first book, entitled Genius Has No Sex: The Sculpture of Marcello (1836-1879) was published in 2010 by Éditions de Penthes/Infolio, in Geneva, Switzerland. She is currently preparing a new book on cemetery sculpture as political art in the late nineteenth century, forthcoming from Routledge, and a non-academic biography of Marcello, forthcoming from Editions Cabédita.