Katherine Kuenzli


Katherine Kuenzli (2002) is Professor of Art History at Wesleyan University. Her research focuses on European modernism 1880-1940 and has resulted in two books, The Nabis and Intimate Modernism: Painting and the Decorative at the Fin de Siècle (Routledge, 2010) and Henry van de Velde: Designing Modernism(Yale, 2019), which was awarded a publishing grant from the Furthermore Foundation. She is currently editing a translation and scholarly edition entitled Henry van de Velde: Selected Essays, 1889-1914, under contract with the Getty Research Institute. In addition to her books, Kuenzli has published articles in The Art BulletinThe Journal of the Society of Architectural HistoriansArt History, and Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, as well as essays in edited volumes and exhibition catalogues. Her work has been supported by Fulbright, Chateaubriand, Dedalus, DAAD, Klassik Stiftung Weimar, Getty Library, Canadian Center for Architecture, ACLS, and NEH grants.