Charles Cohen

Biography

Currently Charles Cohen is examining the works of Venetian and other northern Italian artists as well as the themes of provincialism, religious art before the Council of Trent, and the changing role of drawing in the creative process in Italian art.

Cohen has been the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship among numerous other awards. During his tenure at the University he has served as Chair of the Department of Art History for 10 years, as a Resident Master of Pierce Hall for 22 years, and as Chair of the Department of Visual Arts for three terms. Before joining the Chicago faculty in 1970, Cohen taught at Harvard University.

Cohen received the 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. 

Publications

The Art of Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone: Between Dialect and Language Volume I

Cambridge University Press
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1996

The Art of Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone: Between Dialect and Language Volume II

Cambridge University Press
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1996

 

The Drawings of Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone (Firenze : nuova Italia, 1980)

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I disegni di Pomponio Amalteo (Pordenone: Archivio artistico del Friuli, 1975)

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Profiles

Charles Cohen
Charles Cohen
Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art
CWAC 258
773.702.0619
Potters Wheel
Richard Neer
Ancient Greek Art and Architecture
CWAC 259
773.702.5890
Andrei Pop
Andrei Pop
Modern Art and Aesthetics
1130 East 59th Street
773.702.8410
Megan Sullivan
Megan Sullivan
Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art
CWAC 272
773.702.5126
Lisa Zaher
Modern and Contemporary Art
2013-14
University of Chicago
Conservation Research Fellow