Kessler, Marni

 

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Marni Reva Kessler is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas, where she teaches courses on 18th- and 19th-century European art and critical theory and methodology. In addition to Discomfort Food: The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art, which is the focus of her Rorotoko interview, she is also the author of Sheer Presence: The Veil in Manet’s Paris (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) as well as book chapters and articles on topics related to portraiture, urbanism, photography, food, and fashion in the work of such artists as Manet, Degas, Caillebotte, Morisot, Monet, and Vuillard.

 


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On her book Discomfort Food: The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art
(Our Cover Feature of June 30, 2021)