Chelsea Foxwell

wap_01_foxwell_portrait_croppedChelsea Foxwell is Assistant Professor of Art History and the College at the University of Chicago. Her scholarship ranges from the medieval through modern periods of Japanese art with special emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Her work focuses on Japan’s artistic interactions with the rest of East Asia and beyond, Nihonga and yōga, “export art” and the world’s fairs, practices of image circulation, exhibition, and display, and the relationship between image making and Kabuki theater. She is the author of Awash in Color: French and Japanese Prints (with Anne Leonard; Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2012) and Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images (University of Chicago Press, 2015).