Professor Gabriel Weisberg has a strong specialization in the history of graphic art, design history, and visual culture in France and Europe from 1780-1920. He has a deep interest in the art nouveau period having taught graduate seminars and lecture courses in this area. His current research focuses on nineteenth-century Music-halls and in particular Jane Avril, as well as on Nordic Japonisme. He has been the recipient of major honors and awards in art history including having served as a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Senior Fellowship at CASVA (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.) and Regents Professor, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.. Recently he was the Van Gogh Museum and the University of Amsterdam, Visiting Fellow (2010). He serves as Reviews Editor for AHNCA’s on-line peer reviewed journal Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide; he was also a past President of the AHNCA group.
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