Katherine Fischer Taylor
Ph.D. Harvard University - 19th and 20th century architecture and urbanism, with an emphasis on the reception and social use of buildings. Current research concerns problems of the representation of power in revolutionary and post-revolutionary architecture, especially in France.
- "Geometries of Power: Royal, Revolutionary, and Postrevolutionary French Courtrooms," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 72 (December 2013): 434-474.
- "First Appearances: the Material Setting and Culture of the Early Supreme Court." in The Supreme Court of the United States: The Pursuit of Justice, eds. Christopher Tomlins, (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 2005), pp. 357-381.
- Interview (on the challenges of contemporary cities), (Chicago Art Journal 15: Cities (2005), pp. 88-96.
- "Architecture's Place in Art History: Art or Adjunct?" in the State of Art History series, (Art Bulletin 83, June 2001), pp. 342-46.
- "The Festival of Justice: Paris, 1849." in Law and the Image, eds. Costas Douzinas & Lynda Nead, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999), pp. 137-177.
- "Looking to Learn: Visual Pedagogy at the University of Chicago", with Linda Seidel. Exhibition catalog. (Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 1998).
- In the Theater of Criminal Justice: The Palais de Justice in Second Empire Paris. (Princeton University Press, 1993). (Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians.)
- "Le Code et l'équité. La transformation du Palais de Justice de Paris au XIXe siècle." In La Justice en ses temples. Regards sur l'architecture judiciaire en France, edited by the Association française pour l'histoire de la justice, (Poitiers & Paris: Brissaud, 1992,) pp. 81-128.
- “Nature morte, 1927,” Oppositions 15/16 (Winter/Spring 1979): 156-165. Special Issue on Le Corbusier.
Ph.D. Harvard University - 19th and 20th century architecture and urbanism, with an emphasis on the reception and social use of buildings.