Yve-Alain Bois

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Yve-Alain Bois
Born (1952-04-16) April 16, 1952 (age 62)
Constantine, French Algeria
Education Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Occupation Art historian

Yve-Alain Bois (born April 16, 1952) is a professor of Art and Film at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.

Education[edit]

Bois received an M.A. from the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in 1973 for his work on El Lissitzky's typography, and a Ph.D. from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 1977 for his work on Lissitzky's and Malevich's conceptions of space.[1] Both of his degrees were supervised under Roland Barthes.

Career[edit]

Academic career[edit]

Bois is a professor at the European Graduate School and at the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, in the chair inaugurated by Erwin Panofsky.[1] Previously, he served on the faculty at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.[1]

Writing[edit]

Bois has written books and articles on artists of European modernism. He is an editor of the journal October.

Articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Biography". The European Graduate School. Retrieved February 25, 2012. 

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