Visiting Scholar Spring 2004
Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Nora Taylor of Arizona State University is teaching "Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art" in Art History at UCLA for Spring 2004. Taylor is an art historian specializing in Southeast Asian Art History with a focus on Vietnam (Ph.D., Cornell, 1997). She has published widely on Vietnamese painting from a variety of angles ranging from nationalist politics, forgeries, gender in art, art in the era of globalization and perceptions of Hanoi in Western eyes. She is currently working on a book about painters in Hanoi that examines artists in Vietnam from the colonial era to the present. Taylor is the editor of Studies in Southeast Asian Art: Essays in Honor of Stanley J. O'Connor (Ithaca: SEAP Cornell University Press, 1999), and most recently, "Framing the Nation: Viewing and Reviewing Painting Under the Revolution," in Hue-Tam Ho Tai, ed., The Country of Memory: Remaking the Past in Late Socialist Vietnam, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001).