Steven Z. Levine





History of Art


Bryn Mawr College


Steven Z. Levine, a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard University (A. B. in History and Literature, 1968, and Ph. D. in Fine Arts, 1974), is Leslie Clark Professor in the Humanities, former Chair of the Department of History of Art, and former Director of the Center for Visual Culture at Bryn Mawr College, where he has been teaching since 1975. During these forty years he has directed more than thirty doctoral dissertations on topics in European and American art from the seventeenth century to the present. His dissertation, Monet and His Critics, was published by Garland in 1976, and his book, Monet, Narcissus, and Self-Reflection: The Modernist Myth of the Self, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 1994. A psychoanalytic postscript, “Virtual Narcissus: On the Mirror Stage with Monet, Lacan, and Me,” appeared in American Imago in 1996. His recent essay, “Les Fluidités du moi: L' Autoportrait en Narcisse de l'impressionnisme à Internet,” will appear in a volume of his collected essays, Monet and Method: Essays on Art and Art History, 1975-2015.