Prof. Kenneth Bendiner

Kenneth Paul Bendiner


Office: 149 Mitchell Hall
Phone: (414) 229-5015
Curriculum Vitae: pdf (203kb)


Ph.D., Columbia University, 1979
M. Phil., Columbia University, 1975
M.A., Columbia University, 1970
B.A., University of Michigan, 1969

Research Interests:

18th-, 19th- and 20th-century painting and sculpture in Europe and America; Victorian art, Matisse, Rauschenberg, food imagery

Teaching Interests:

18th-, 19th- and 20th-century painting and sculpture in Europe and America; modern decorative arts; history of photography

Courses Taught:

Modern Painting I, Modern Painting II, History of Modern Design; History of Photography; Modern Art; Modern Sculpture; Cubism; Surrealism; German Painting; English Art and Architecture 1530-1900

Other Professional Activities:

Reader for Art Bulletin, Yale University Press, Columbia University Press, J. Paul Getty Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities; curator for various exhibitions 1989-2009 UWM Art History Gallery.

Recent Publications:

Entries on paintings by Jules Bastien-Lepage, Christian Ludwig Bokelmann, William Adolphe Bouguereau, Cesar de Cock, August Johann Holmberg, Jan van Os, Barend Cornelis Koekkoek for Layton’s Legacy; A Historic American Art Collection by J.C. Eastberg and E. Vogel (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013).

Kenneth Bendiner, "Ford Madox Brown's Humour" in Ford Madox Brown, Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer, exhibition catalogue, compiled by Julian Treuherz, Manchester Art Gallery, 2011, pp. 37-45.

"Bilder vom Essen" in Augenschmaus. Vom Essen im Stillleben, exhibition catalogue compiled by I. Brugger and H. Eipeldauer, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, 2010, pp. 44-57.

"Paintings of Kitchens in Western Art," Zhuangshi [China Art & Design Journal, Tsinghua University, Beijing] (Nov. 2010), pp. 37-41.

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