Talk Back: Letters to the Editor

We received some stirring, thoughtful letters in response to last issue’s Bully Pulpit, “Whither Connoisseurship?” Janet Berlo’s letter amounts to a defense of connoisseurship, which she embraces as a valuable tool for developing scholarship on extra-canonical artists and objects. Emerita faculty and graduates of CUNY’s Program in Art History met to discuss the controversy at their Americanist Art Salon. Their “Collegial Response” offers a “Bully Pulpit” of their own.

“Interdisciplinarity from Within” by Janet Catherine Berlo
”Collegial Response” by Americanist Art Salon