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William H. Gerdts

AKA William Henry Gerdts, Jr.

Born: 18-Jan-1929
Birthplace: Jersey City, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Art Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Art Across America

Father: William H. Gerdts (executive)
Mother: Suzanne Zonowick
Wife: (div, one son)
Son: Jeffrey

    University: BA, Amherst College (1949)
    Law School: Harvard Law School
    University: MA, Harvard University (1959)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1966)
    Associate Professor: University of Maryland College Park (1966-69)
    Associate Professor: Brooklyn College (1971-74)
    Professor: Brooklyn College (1974-85)
    Professor: Graduate Center, City University of New York (1985-)

    The Newark Museum Curator of Painting and Sculpture (1954-66)
    Norfolk Museum of Art and Sciences Curator (1953-54)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Drawings of Joseph Stella from the Collection of Rabin & Krueger (1962, exhibition catalogue)
Painting and Sculpture in New Jersey (1964, art)
American Still-Life Painting (1971, art)
American Neo-Classic Sculpture: The Marble Resurrection (1973, art)
The Great American Nude: A History in Art (1974, art)
Revealed Masters: 19th Century American Art (1974, exhibition catalogue)
Painters of the Humble Truth: Masterpieces of American Still Life, 1801-1939 (1981, art)
American Impressionism (1984, art)
The Art of Henry Inman (1987, exhibition catalogue)
Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting, 1710-1920 (1990, art)
Impressionist New York (1994, art)
The Color of Modernism: The American Fauves (1997, exhibition catalogue)
California Impressionism (1998, art)
The Golden Age of American Impressionism (2003, exhibition catalogue)
Once Upon an Island: Stephen Scott Young in the Bahamas (2012, exhibition catalogue)

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