Research Center Fellows and Advisory Board – Clyfford Still Museum

Research Center Fellows and Advisory Board

Clyfford Still Museum Research Center Senior Fellows:

2017 and 2018
James Clarke, Composer
Based in London, England
Archival and collections research as background and preparation for an original symphonic composition inspired by Still’s art

Professor James Clarke is a pioneering composer in the field of contemporary classical music. He graduated with a degree in the scientific analysis of music at the University of London and a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Leeds. After teaching engagements in the UK, Germany and Austria, he was appointed Professor of Music at the University of Baku and is also an Associate Fellow at the Institute of Musical Research, University of London. His music has been performed in major concert halls and festivals of contemporary music in over 40 countries. He has a special interest in the formal and intellectual relationships between abstract visual art and music.

Allan Antliff, PhD
Department of Art History and Visual Studies, University of Victoria; Victoria, British Columbia
Clyfford Still and the relation of U.S. and U.K. artists to anarchism during the 1940s and 1950s

Clyfford Still Museum Research Center Junior Fellows:

Kimberly R. Roberts
Affiliate Professor, Art History, Theory & Criticism, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Clyfford Still’s relationship to photography and photographic history

CSMRC Advisory Board:

  • William C. Agee, Evelyn Kranes Kossak Professor Emeritus of Art History, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Edward Dimendberg, Professor, Department of Film & Media Studies, University of California at Irvine
  • Stephen Mansbach, Professor, University of Maryland
  • James O. Naremore, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of English & Film Studies, Department of Communication and Culture, University of Indiana at Bloomington
  • Emily Ballew Neff, Executive Director, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
  • John Yau, Art Historian, Poet, and Critic, regular columnist for
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