Mar 9 2022

Nina Dubin, “Eros and the Economy: Love, Trust, and Risk in French Art, 1720-2008”

UIC Humanities Institute Fellows Lecture Series

March 9, 2022

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM




Chicago, IL 60612

Nina Dubin is Associate Professor of Art History and an affiliated faculty member in the Department of French and Francophone Studies, specializing in French eighteenth-century art. She is the author of Futures & Ruins: Eighteenth-Century Paris and the Art of Hubert Robert (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2010; 2012) and co-author of Meltdown! Picturing the World’s First Bubble Economy (Turnhout, Belgium: Harvey Miller/Brepols, 2020). Her recent research has been supported by the Samuel H. Kress senior fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, the Florence Gould Foundation fellowship from the Clark Art Institute, and the Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professorship at Williams College. Her book in progress, “Erotic Economy: Love, Trust, and Risk in French Art, 1720-2008,” investigates the participation of French art in the consolidation of a trust economy.


UIC Art History

Date posted

Oct 12, 2021

Date updated

Oct 12, 2021