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O'Neill, Rosemary


Rosemary O'Neill

Associate Professor of Art History, Art and Design History and Theory

Office Location:

Sheila Johnson Design Center
  • Email: ONEILLR@newschool.edu


  • Rosemary O'Neill is a specialist in Twentieth Century Art History in Europe and the Americas. She is the author of Art and Visual Culture of the French Riviera, 1956-1971 (Ashgate Publishing, January 2012) and Le 'naturalisme int_gral' de Pierre Restany: la perception disciplin_e et la dematerialization de l'objet, Le Demi-Si'cle de Pierre Restany (Paris: INHA, 2009). She has published essays on French and American art in the 1960s including "Ecole de Nice: Action Artistique et Bonne Humeur, Ecole de Nice: Paroles d'Artistes" (Paris, 2010), and "La Cedille qui Sourit: Aesthetic Research under the sign of humor" in Parody and Festivity, ed.D.Smith, (Ashgate Publishing, 2012). Most recently, she participated in the International Colloquium, L'Art contemporain et la C_te d'Azur, un territoire pour l'exp_rimentation, 1951-2011. O'Neill has contributed to museum exhibition catalogues including the Corcoran Museum exhibition, "Modernist Rendezvous: Amadeo de Souza Cardoso and the Delaunays," At the Edge: A Portuguese Futurist _ Amadeo de Souza Cardoso (1999-2000) and she is a contributor to Art in Latin America, The Modern Era, 1820-1980 (Yale University Press and The Southbank Center, London, 1989,1994,2006). Her curatorial work includes: Four Walls, a John Cage/Merce Cunningham performed by Sin-Cha Hong, New School University (2004), Paris 1968: Posters from the Atelier Populaire, exhibition catalogue (NY: New School University, 1998) and Agit-Pop: 68/98 in Perspective, co-curator, in conjunction with Anthology Film Archives. O'Neill co-chaired the panel Installation Art in the Age of Globalization, College Art Association Annual Conference (2006). She has presented papers in numerous national and international conferences.


    Research Interests:

    art criticism,art history,curatorial practice,visual culture studies



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