Elaine A. King-Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

Elaine A. King

Professor of Art History and Theory, School of Art

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: CFA 408
Phone: 412.268.1970


Elaine A. King is a Professor of the History of Art & Theory, and Museum Studies in the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University who is a specialist in 20th century American art and culture, as well as Central Europe and Puerto Rico. She writes extensively about sculpture and three-dimensional work, as well as new technology and art.

The anthology, "Ethics and the Visual Arts", that King co-edited with Gail Levin, will be published by Allworth Press in August 2006 . American University awarded to King to be the Distinguished Art Historian in Residence for their International Program in Corciano, Italy, for the fall term 2006. King was a Senior Research Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in 2000-01. And in 2002, she received a short-term research fellowship for the National Portrait Gallery.