Dennis Raverty

  • Raverty 

    Dennis Raverty

    Phone: (201) 200-2546
    Office: Visual Art Building B35



    Dennis Raverty received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University and his B.A. from University of Minnesota. He specializes in modern and contemporary art history, theory and criticism, with a special interest in post-colonial discourses and the politics of identity. His first book Struggle Over the Modern: Purity and Experience in American Art Criticism, was published by Fairleigh Dickinson Press in 2005. He has published scholarly articles in The International Review of African American Art, Art Journal, Art Criticism, The New Art Examiner, Art Papers, Prospects: An Annual of American Studies, and Source: Notes in the History of Art. His art criticism has appeared in Art in America, The New Art Examiner, and Art Papers, where he was a contributing editor. An award-winning teacher, Raverty lives in New York City, and is currently working on a monograph on contemporary Iranian American artist Siah Armajani.