Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 210
DegreesNew York University, Ph.D.
New York University, M.A.
Austin College, B.A.
ExpertiseArt History. Modernism: European art from the French Revolution to World War II, and American art in the early 20th century.
ProfileCurrent publication: Critical Lives: Georgia O'Keeffe, a biography.
Ongoing research: Collecting Turner in America: Auctions and Audiences, 1876-1920
The Slave Ship of J. M.W. Turner: Patrons, Markets and Legacy.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens in New York and Boston--
Patronage of the Sherman Monument and the Shaw Memorial.
|ECON/FA||87a||Economics and the Arts|
|FA||18b||History of Art II: From the Renaissance to the Modern Age|
|FA||57a||Paris/New York: Revolutions of Modernism|
|FA||58a||Modern Sculpture As Public Art|
|FA||155a||Impressionism: Avant-Garde Rebellion in Context|
|FA||156b||Postimpressionism and Symbolism, 1880-1910|
|FA||157a||American Early 20th Century Painting and Photography: Roots and Legacy of O'Keeffe and Stieglitz|
|FA||158b||Picasso and Matisse|
|FA||192a||Studies in Modern and Contemporary Art|
Awards and Honors
Leon Levy Senior Fellowship. The Frick Collection, Center for the History of Collecting. (2014)
Theodore and Jane Norman Fund, Brandeis University. Research on JMW Turner. (2014)
Pro Helvetia, Swiss Foundation for the Arts, (2004 - 2005)
Scott, Nancy J. Georgia O'Keeffe. London: Reaktion Books, 2015. (forthcoming)
Scott, Nancy J, ed. Twelve + Sculptures: with the collaboration of Brandeis Fine Arts students.. Waltham, MA: BookSmart, 2013.
Scott, Nancy J.. "Vincenzo Vela e il Vittoriano di Roma. Ideali e contraddizioni di un monumento nazionale." Casa d’Artisti, Quaderni del Museo Vincenzo Vela (2013).
Scott, Nancy J. ""When the Unthinkable Happens: Fault LInes and Horizon Lines at the Rose Art Museum"." A Handbook for Academic Museums: Beyond Exhibitions and Education. First ed. vol. II Ed. Jandl, Stefanie S. and Gold, Mark S.. Edinburgh & Boston: MuseumsETC, 2012. 552-591.
Scott, Nancy J. "Dove/ O'Keeffe: Circles of Influence." Rev. of Dove/ O'Keeffe: Circles of Influence, by Debra Bricker Balken. CAA Reviews Online vol. CAA April 7, 2010
Scott, Nancy. ""America's First Public Turner: How Ruskin sold The Slave Ship to New York"." British Art Journal X, no 3. (Winter/Spring 2010) (2010): 69-77.
Scott, Nancy J. "European and American Modernism: Mapping Coordinates." The Rose Art Museum Collection Catalogue. Ed. Michael Rush. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2009
Scott, Nancy J. "Dear Home: A Sculptor's View from Rome, 1867-71: The Unpublished Letters of Anne Whitney." Sculpture Journal 17, No. 1. Spring 2008 (2008): 19-35.
Scott, Nancy J. ""Submerged: Arthur Dove's Going Fishin' and its Hidden History." Word & Image 23. April-June 2007 (2007): 138-155.
Scott, Nancy J and Gross, Anita. Peter Grippe: Myth, Movement and Metaphor. 2006 ed. Waltham, Massachusetts: Rose Art Museum, 2006.
Scott, Nancy J, A cura di Gianna A. Mina. Vincenzo Vela e l'America [Vela and America]. Bundesamt fur Kultur, Bern Switzerland, 2006.
Scott, Nancy J, Hauptman, William. Charles Gleyre 1806-74. 1980. Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York.