…ing Neoclassical Dress,” in Justine De Young, ed., Fashion in European Art: Dress and Identity, Politics and the Body, 1775-1975, London and New York: I.B. Tauris (forthcoming, 2017).
My book, Caricature Unmasked: Irony, Authenticity, and Individualism in Eighteenth-Century English Prints, was published by the University of Delaware Press in 2008….
I’m a specialist in 18th-century European visual culture, especially in Great Britain. My first book examined the origins of political caricature; my current research project centers on the history of fashion. “Living Statues: Neoclassical Culture and Fashionable Dress in the 1790s– London, Paris, Naples,” is a study of the radical style of undress in the 1790s and its connection to contemporary aesthetic, political, and scientific thought.