Christa Noel Robbins

Assistant Professor, Art History


Christa Noel Robbins is a scholar of twentieth and twenty-first-century art and criticism. Robbins joined the University of Virginia faculty in 2015. Before coming to UVa she was the Mellon Caltech-Huntington Postdoctoral Instructor in Art History at the California Institute of Technology. Her first book, Artist as Author: Action and Intent in Late-Modernist American Painting, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in 2020. She was the advisory editor of North American modernism for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism and her publications can be found in several journals including the Oxford Art JournalCriticism, Art in America and Critical Inquiry.

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