Stanley Abe

Associate Professor of Art and Art History

Office: 

114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Smith Warehouse Bay 9, Room A289, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: 

(919) 684-2487

Stanley Abe has published on Chinese Buddhist art, contemporary Chinese art, Asian American art, Abstract Expressionism, and the collecting of Chinese sculpture. He is now writing a narrative account of how Chinese sculpture came into existence as a category of Fine Art during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Education:

  • Ph.D. 1989, University of California at Berkeley

  • M.A. 1984, University of California at Berkeley

  • B.A. 1981, University of California at Berkeley

Books

  • Ordinary Images,
    Abe, S

  • A Freer Stela Reconsidered,
    Abe, S

Awards:

2007 Fellowships for University Teachers, National Endowment for the Humanities

2007 Franklin Grant, American Philosophical Society

2007 Franklin Grants, American Philosophical Society

2007 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

2006 Rockefeller Archive Center Director’s Discretionary Research Grant

2004 Visiting Fellow, Kings College, Cambridge University

2004 Shimada Prize

2004 Shimada Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in the History of East Asian Art for the book Ordinary Images, Smithsonian Institution's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and The Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies, Kyoto, Japan

1997 Fellowships for University Teachers, National Endowment for the Humanities

1992 Summer Stipends Awards, National Endowment for the Humanities