Andrew Watsky

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Andrew Mark Watsky (born May 12, 1957) is an American academic, art historian, author and university professor.[1]

Early life[edit]

Watsky was awarded his bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and his master's degree and doctorate from Princeton University.[1]


Watsky is a Professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton; and he is Director of Graduate Studies.[2] Previously, he was associate professor of Japanese and Chinese art history at Vassar College.[1]

In addition to his work with traditional Japanese art history, Watsky has an interest in recent Japanese art. This stems from an earlier career at a contemporary art gallery in Tokyo.[2]

Selected works[edit]

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Andrew Watsky, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 2 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 300+ library holding.[3]

  • The Art of the Ensemble: the Tsukubusuma Sanctuary, 1570-1615 (1994)
  • Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan (2004)



  1. ^ a b c Smithsonian Institution, Sackler-Freer Galleries, Shimada Prize, 2006, Watsky bio notes Archived June 7, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c Princeton University, faculty bio notes Archived August 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ WorldCat Identities Archived December 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.: Watsky, Andrew Mark 1957-
  4. ^ John Whitney Hall Book Prize of the Association for Asian Studies, list
  5. ^ University of Washington Press, 2006 Shimada Prize