Anne Higonnet

Professor of Art History

Anne Higonnet teaches courses on the nineteenth century, on museums, and on the history of the history of art.

Selected Publications

Pictures of Innocence: The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood (London: Thames & Hudson, 1998)

Berthe Morisot (HarperCollins, 1990)

Academic Focus: 

Nineteenth-century arts

History of the history of art

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Ph.D., Yale Univeristy

In the News

In installment #2 of students getting honest, Ellie Harrison, Colette Juran, Phanesia Pharel, and Agie Neneh Sissoho unveil what their second year at Barnard was like, after each semester wrapped. 

Mary Sibande — one of the most significant contemporary South African artists and a major voice in the intersectional dialogue on race, culture, and labor — is this year’s Virginia C. Gildersleeve Professor. 

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