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Professor, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University
Angela Vanhaelen is professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. Her new book, The Moving Statues of Seventeenth-century Amsterdam: Automata, Waxworks, Fountains, Labyrinths, has been published by Penn State University Press (2022). She also is the author of The Wake of Iconoclasm: Painting the Church in the Dutch Republic (Penn State University Press, 2012), which was awarded the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize by Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. Her book Comic Print and Theatre in Early Modern Amsterdam: Gender, Childhood and the City was published by Ashgate in 2003. She has coedited (with Joseph Ward) the volume Making Space Public in Early Modern Europe. Performance, Geography, Privacy (Routledge, 2012). She is coeditor (with Bronwen Wilson) of a special issue of the journal Art History, "The Erotics of Looking: Materiality, Solicitation and Netherlandish Visual Culture" (Nov. 2012) and has published articles in journals such as Art Bulletin, Oxford Art Journal, De Zeventiende Eeuw, Art History and RES: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics.
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