ANDREW LOCKWOOD MCCLELLAN



Office: Dean’s Office
Ballou Hall/3rd Floor
Tufts University
Medord, MA 02155 (617) 627-3416
email: andrew.mcclellan@tufts.edu

EDUCATION
1987 Ph.D Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.
(Advisor: Anita Brookner).
1980 M.A. Art History, University of East Anglia.
1978 B.A. Philosophy and History of Art, University College London.

EMPLOYMENT
2006- Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts & Sciences, Tufts University
2007- Professor of Art History, Tufts University
2006-7 Director of Museum Studies, Tufts University
1995-2002 Chair of the Department of Art & Art History, Tufts University
1993-2007 Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Tufts University
1986-93 Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Tufts University.
1985-86 Lecturer in History of Art, University of Sussex (U.K.).

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
2009 Research Fellowship, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA.
2009 J. Paul Getty Research Fellowship (declined)
2005-7 Tisch College Faculty Fellowship, Tufts University
2002 Research Fellowship, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA.
2000 Faculty Research Awards Committee Senior Sabbatical Award, Tufts University
2000 NEH Fellowship (alternate)
1999 Faculty Research Award, Tufts University
1993 Faculty Research Award, Tufts University
1992 Samuel H. Kress Foundation Grant
1990 Samuel H. Kress Foundation Grant
1989 Fellow, Institute of European Studies Fellow, Université de Nantes, France.
1988-89 J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art and Humanities, The Johns
Hopkins University.
1985 University of London Central Research Fund Grant
1982 French Government Research Grant.
1980-82 Department of Education Major State Fellowship (U.K.).
1980 Sir Philip Reckitt Educational Trust Award.
1979-80 Department of Education Minor State Fellowship (U.K.).

PUBLICATIONS
Books
The Art Museum From Boullée to Bilbao, University of California Press, 2008
Art and its Publics, editor, Oxford: Blackwell Press, 2003 (second printing 2004)
Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Creation of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth-Century Paris,
Cambridge University Press, 1994 (Paperback Edition, University of California Press, 1999)
Articles
“Private Collecting in an Age of Museums,” in The Collector’s Choice: Art on Display in American Private Collections”
(forthcoming, Frick Collection)
“Art for All, Palace of the People: The Louvre,” in Museums in the Modern World. Carole Paul, ed. (in press,
Getty Publications)
“P.T. Barnum, Jumbo the Elephant, and the Barnum Museum of Natural History Museum at Tufts University,”
Journal of the History of Collections, (2011), available online at:
http://jhc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/fhr001?􀀀ijkey=o20yyGd3ZMa23cf&keytype=ref
“For and Against the Universal Museum in and after the Age of Napoleon,” in Napoleon’s Legacy: The Rise of National Museums in Europe, 1794-1830, Ellinoor Bergvelt, Debora Meijers Lieske Tibbe, and Elsa van Wezel, eds., Berliner Schriften zur Museumsforschung (Berlin: G + H Verlag, 2009), 91-100
“Art Museums and Commonality: A History of High Ideals,” in Museums and Difference, Daniel J. Sherman, ed., (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008), 25-59
“Museums Studies Now,” Art History 30 (September 2007), 564-68
“’This grand assemblage of all that is most exquisite in the fine arts’: The Early Louvre and its Legacy,” in Kings as Collectors: Paintings, Sculptures, and Decorative Arts from the Musée du Louvre, High Museum of Art in collaboration with the Louvre, Paris (2006), 8-25
“A Brief History of the Art Museum Public,” in McClellan, ed., Art and its Publics (2003), 1-49
“From Boullée to Bilbao: The Museum as Utopian Space,” in Art History and its Institutions, Elizabeth Mansfield, ed., (London & New York: Routledge Press, 2002), 46-64
“The Life and Death of a Royal Monument: Bouchardon’s Louis XV,” Oxford Art Journal (Fall 2000), 1-26
"Watteau's Dealer: Edme Gersaint and the Marketing of Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris," The Art Bulletin 78 (1996), 439-53 (Reprinted with revisions in Antoine Watteau: Perspectives on the Artist and the Culture of his Time, Mary Sheriff, ed., University of Delaware Press, 2006, 41-50; and in abbreviated form as "Edme Gersaint and the Marketing of Art in Eighteenth-Century Paris," Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29 (Winter 1995-96), 218-22
"Nationalism and the Origins of the Museum in France," in The Formation of National Collections of Art and Archaeology, Gwendolyn Wright, ed., Studies in the History of art, no 47 (Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 1996), 29-39
"Raphael's Foligno Madonna at the Louvre in 1800: Restoration and Reaction at the Dawn of the Museum Age," Art Journal 54 (Summer 1995), 80-85
"Rapports entre la théorie de l'art et la disposition des tableaux au XVIIIe siècle," in Les Musées en Europe à la veille de l'ouverture du Louvre, Edouard Pommier, ed., (Paris: Klincksieck, 1995), 565-89
"The Museum and its Public in Eighteenth-Century France," Nationalmusei Skriftserie 12 (Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, 1993), 61-80
"Mobilité et fortunes critiques. La mort de Charles Lebrun dans les galeries de la Révolution," in Les Collections
- Fables et Programmes, Jacques Guillerme, ed., (Paris: Editions Champ Vallon, 1993), 341-49
"Lebrun's Almanach historique et raisonné, reattributed" Burlington Magazine 134 (November 1992), 726
"D'Angiviller's 'Great Men' of France and the Politics of the Parlements," Art History 13 (June 1990), 174-91 (Reprinted with modifications [in French] in Clodion et la sculpture de la fin du XVIIIe siècle, actes du colloque Clodion, Louvre Museum, Guilhem Scherf, ed., (Paris: La Documentation française, 1993), 223-49)
"The Responsible Republic: Art, Conservation, and the Museum during the French Revolution," Apollo 130 (July 1989), 5-8
"The Musée du Louvre as Revolutionary Metaphor during the Terror," The Art Bulletin 70 (June 1988), 300-13 (Reprinted in Readings in Nineteenth-Century Art, Janis Tomlinson, ed., (New York: Prentice Hall, 1996), 1-24)
"Two Neo-Classical Designs for a Bourbon Chapel in Saint-Denis," The Burlington Magazine 130 (May 1988), 340-45
"The Politics and Aesthetics of Display: Museums in Paris, 1750-1800," Art History 7 (Dec 1984), 438-64 Entries for the Macmillan Dictionary of Art on Comte d'Angiviller, La Font de Saint-Yenne, F.-B. Lépicié, A.- J. Paillet
Reviews
Charlotte Klonk Spaces of Experience: Art Gallery Interiors from 1800 to 2000 (Yale UP, 2009); Kristina Wilson The Modern Eye: Steiglitz, MoMA, and the Art of Exhibition, 1925-1934 (Yale UP, 2009), Curator: The Museum Journal, 53, no. 4 (October 2010)
“Cosmocharlatanism,” review essay of James Cuno, Who Owns Antiquity? (Princeton UP, 2008), Oxford Art Journal 32 (2009), 167-71
Arthur MacGregor, Curiosity and Enlightenment: Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century (Yale UP, 2007); Jonah Siegel, The Emergence of the Modern Museum: An Anthology of Nineteenth- Century Sources (Oxford UP, 2008), Curator: The Museum Journal, 51, no. 4 (October 2008), 423-25
David Carrier, Museum Skepticism: A History of the Display of Art in Public Galleries (Duke UP, 2006), Curator:
The Museum Journal, 50, no. 4 (October 2007), 461-64
Dominique Poulot, Musée, nation, patrimoine 1789-1815 (Paris: Gallimard, 1997), Journal of Modern History 71 (Sept. 1999), 713-15
David Bindman & Malcolm Baker, Roubiliac and the Eighteenth-Century Monument, Sculpture as Theatre (Yale U.P.), 1995, Eighteenth-Century Studies 29 (Summer 1996), 436-38
Richard Wrigley, The Origins of Art Criticism from the Ancien Régime to the Restoration (Oxford: Clarendon Press), 1993, Burlington Magazine 136 (Nov 1994) 770-71
Iain Pears, The Discovery of Painting: The Growth of Interest in the Arts in England, 1680-1768 (New Haven: Yale U.P.), 1988, Journal of Interdisciplinary History 21 (Spring 1991), 670-72
R.F. Ovenell, The Ashmoleon Museum, 1683-1894 (Oxford: Clarendon Press) 1986, Oxford Art Journal 10 (1987), 122-24

EXHIBITIONS/PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
Discussant, “The Americas Wing at the Boston MFA,” On Point (WBUR/NPR), November 2010
Moderator, Cambridge Forum discussion with Sharon Waxman about Loot: The Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World, 2008 (WGBH webcast; NPR broadcast)
Panelist, Emily Rooney’s Greater Boston (on museums and looted antiquities), WGBH TV, February 2006
Curator of photographs, Rosamond Purcell: Two Rooms, Tufts University Gallery/Mount Holyoke College, Fall 2003-Spring 2004

SYMPOSIA, CONFERENCES, SERVICE
Chair, “New Scholars in Eighteenth-Century Art,” College Art Association, Boston, 2006
Chair, “The Challenges of Curating Contemporary Art,” School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March, 2005
Chair, “A Public Conversation” with Katharine Park, Harriet Ritvo, and Rosamond Purcell, Rosamond Purcell: Two Rooms, Tufts University, 2003
Chair, “The Museums of Philadelphia,” College Art Association, Philadelphia, 2002.
President, “Special Occasions,” Congrès International de l’histoire de l’art, London, 2000
Session Chair & Steering Committee, “Ideals and Ideology: The Art Museum from 1851 to 2001,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1998
Chair, "Objects and their Display," College Art Association, Boston, 1996
Chair, "Vision, Venue and Power," American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Providence, 1993
Chair, "Paris and the Arts in the Revolution," International Congress for the Bicentennial of the French Revolution, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1989
Chair, "Art and the French State, 1750-1850," Symposium, The Johns Hopkins University, 1989
Editorial Board, Curator: The Museum Journal, 2009-2012
Editorial Board, Journal of Curatorial Studies, 2011- Advisory Editor, Eighteenth-Century Studies (1999-2002)
Prize Jury, Sotheby’s Prize for a Distinguished Publication on the History of Collecting in America, given by the Center for the History of Collecting in America, Frick Collection, NYC, 2009
Clifford Prize Committee, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 2002
External reviewer, J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Grant Program, 2003-09

LECTURES/PANELS
“Vive l’Amateur: The Goncourt House Revisited,” The Display of Art in Eighteenth-Century France, Getty Research
Institute, February 2011
“A Public Conversation with Philippe de Montebello on the Future of Museums,” Tufts University, December 2010
“Museum Expansion in the Global 21st Century: The Case of Abu Dhabi,” Seton Hall University, November 2010
“The Museum as Good Citizen,” Opening Gala for the Art of the Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, November 2010
“From Private Collection to Public Museum in the Age of Enlightenment,” Smith College, September 2010
The Louvre Abu Dhabi in Context, “Art Museums Here and Now,” New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2010
“Private Collecting in an Age of Museums,” Keynote Address, “The Collector’s Choice: Art on Display in American Private Collections,” Center for the History of Collecting in America, Frick Collection, NY, March 2010
“Private Collecting in an Age of Museums,” University of Michigan, March 2011
Panelist, “Art Museums, Private Collectors, and the Public,” The New Museum, NY, March 2010
Panelist, “The Work of Art in The Age of Economic Meltdown,” CAA, Chicago, Feb 2010
“Issues in the Display of Art,” J. Paul Getty Center, October 2009
Panelist, “Exporting Cultural Goods: Moving Art Collections and Academic Institutions Around the Globe,” CAA, Los Angeles, 2009
“History of Museum Architecture: From Palazzo to Piazza,” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, February, 2009
Panelist, “Training the Next Generation,” Annual Meeting, Association of Art Museum Curators, May 2007
Panelist, “Built Space,” Research Center for Urban Cultural History, UMass/Boston, March 2007
“The Museum as Mausoleum, Revisited,” Plenary address, conference on “Display & Spectacle,” sponsored by the Association of Art Historians, University of Nottingham, January 2007
Plenary roundtable panelist, “Why the Eighteenth Century Matters,” Northeast American Society for Eighteenth- Century Studies (NEASECS), Salem, November 2006
“The Louvre and its Legacy,” High Museum of Art, Atlanta, November 2006
Panelist, “The House Museum: An Intersection of Public and Private Art and Collecting,” The Frick Collection, New York, May 2006
Book panel discussion featuring my Art and its Publics and Stephen Weil’s Making Museums Matter, American Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, May 2005
“Mourning Rome in Paris, c. 1800,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Las Vegas, March 2005
“After Critique?” in After Critique: Art Museums in the World, Clark Art Institute Colloquium, October 2004
“Art Museums, Commonality, Trauma: Baghdad Through a Veil of Tears,” Museums and Difference Conference, Center for 21st Century Studies & Milwaukee Art Museum, November 2003
“What’s the matter with Bilbao? Historical reflections on museum architecture,” Amherst College, October 2003; MIT, October 2002; University of California, Davis, April, 2002
“From Boullée to Bilbao: The Museum as Utopian Space,” Brown University, 2000; Connecticut College, 2001;
Harvard University, February, 2002
“Benjamin Gilman and Museum Aesthetics Between the Wars,” Institutionalizing the Aesthetic, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, 2000
“The Museum as Utopian Space,” NEASECS, Durham, New Hampshire, 1999; Rice University, 1999; University of Maryland, 1998
Respondent, “The Dawn of the Museum Age,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, South Bend, 1998
“The Life and Death of a Royal Monument: Bouchardon’s Louis XV,” College Art Association, Toronto, 1998; University of Washington, Seattle, 1997
"Watteau's Enseigne de Gersaint: the Sign of the Dealer," College Art Association, San Antonio, 1995; Harvard University, 1995
"Rapports entre la théorie de l'art et la disposition des tableaux au XVIIIe siècle," Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1993 (Bicentennial celebration of the Louvre)
"The Museum and its Public in Eighteenth-Century France," Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 1992
"Clodion's Montesquieu and the Commemoration of the Great Man in Eighteenth-Century France," Clodion Colloquium, Louvre Museum, 1992
"Art Theory and Modes of Pictorial Display in Early Modern France," College Art Association, Chicago, 1992
"Nationalism and the Origins of The Museum in France," CASVA Symposium in honor of the National Gallery's 50th Anniversary, 1991
"Judgement, Connoisseurship and Modes of Pictorial Display in Eighteenth-Century France," Conference of the Association of Art Historians, London, 1991
"Display Strategies at the Dawn of the Museum Age: From the Bourbons to Bonaparte," Getty Center for the History of Art and Humanities, Santa Monica, CA, 1990
Hanging the Old Masters at the Musée Napoléon," College Art Association, New York, 1990; Conference of the Association of Art Historians, Dublin, Ireland, 1990
"Les transformations dans la Galerie de Peinture en Europe au XVIIIe siécle," Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1989 (in the series "L'Idée de musée en Europe avant 1789)
"The Revolutionary Louvre Museum," University of Michigan; U Mass/Boston; Brandeis University, 1989; Walters Art Gallery, 2004
"The Museum and the French Revolution," IES Seminar on the French Revolution, Université de Nantes, France, 1989
"From Darkness to Light: The Louvre as Symbol of Republican Enlightenment in the Eyes of Europe," American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Meeting, New Orleans, 1989; International Congress for the Bicentennial of the French Revolution, Georgetown University, 1989
"Alexandre Lenoir's Salle du dix-septiéme siécle: Revolutionary Ideology and the History of Art," College Art Association, Boston, 1987
"The Musée du Louvre as Revolutionary metaphor during the Terror," Conference of the Association of Art Historians Meeting, Brighton, England, 1986
Discussant in the session "The Politics of Display," College Art Association, New York, 1986




Museum expansion in the 21st century: Abu Dhabi



The Emirate of Abu Dhabi has embarked on a highly ambitious project to build five new world-class museums in the next five years, and to make Abu Dhabi one of the five top world cities by the year 2030. This paper will explain why Abu Dhabi is investing so heavily in museums and it will explore the challenges it faces if it is to succeed