Silk, Gerald

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SILK, Gerald

SILK, Gerald. American, b. 1947. Genres: Art/Art history, History. Career: Columbia University, NYC, assistant professor of art history, 1975-83; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, assistant professor of art history; Temple University, Philadelphia, Tyler School of Art, professor, 2000-. Curator of exhibitions at Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art, Arthur Ross Gallery at University of Pennsylvania, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Colby College, and Washington Project for the Arts, National Air and Space Museum, Portland Museum of Art. Arts Magazine, editorial board, 1983-88; Art Journal, editorial board, 1990-96; Center for Advanced Study in Art and Culture, national advisory board, 1990-96. American Academy in Rome, fellow, 1982-83; Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, senior fellow, 1987-88. Publications: (with A.T. Anselmi, S. MacMinn, and H.F. Robert Jr.) The Automobile and Culture, 1984; (guest ed.) Art Journal, Uneasy Pieces: Controversial Works in the History of Art, 1830-1950, 1992. Contributor to art books. Address: Dept of Art History, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]