Pastiche, Fashion, and Galanterie in Chardin’s Genre Subjects: Looking Smart, forthcoming from University of Delaware Press

Hubert Robert: Painted Spaces of the Enlightenment published by Cambridge University Press, 1998.   

  “ “A globe, a bust”: Chardin and the Quarrel between the Ancients and the Moderns,” Simiolus 35(2011), 188-198.

"Lovisa Ulrike of Sweden, Chardin and enlightened despotism," in Women, Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe, edited by Melissa Hyde & Jennifer Milam (Hampshire, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2003), 46-63.


"Chardin" entry for the Dictionary of Modern Europe, Jonathan Dewald, Editor-in-chief.

  "Deconstructing Dissipation," Part of an Art Forum appearing in Eighteenth-Century Studies 29, Number 2 (Winter, 1995-96), 222-25.
  " 'La Chose Publique:' Hubert Robert's Decorations for the 'petit salon' at Méréville," in The Consumption of Culture: Word, Image, and Object in the 17th and 18th Centuries, edited by John Brewer and Ann Bermingham, (London: Routledge, 1995), 401-415.
  "Qui peut définir les femmes? Vigée-Lebrun's Portraits of an Artist," Eighteenth-Century Studies, v. 25, no. 4 (Summer, 1992), 441-468.

"Ruins" a solicited short essay for The Blackwell Companion to The Enlightenment, eds. John Yolton, Roy Porter, Pat Rogers, and Barbara Stafford (1991).


"The King Prunes his Garden:  Hubert Robert's Picture of the Versailles Gardens in 1775", Eighteenth-Century Studies (Summer, 1988), 454-471.


"Hubert Robert's Paris: Truth, Artifice & Spectacle," Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, no. 245 (1986), 501-518.


"Eighteenth Century Plein-Air Painting and the Sketches of Pierre Henri de Valenciennes," The Art Bulletin (March, 1982), 98-104.


Nov 2009  Recapping the Conference on Everyday Objects
2004 Review of Colin B. Bailey, Philip Conisbee, and Thomas W. Gaehtgens, The Age of Watteau, Chardin and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting. Ed. Colin B. Bailey. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2003. ix + 412 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, appendix, and index. $65.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 0-300-09946-0.

Review of Chardin,  catalog for the exhibition "Chardin" organized by The Royal Academy of Arts, London, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, and the Kunstmuseum and Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf in 1999-2000 by Pierre Rosenberg in

1999 Review of The Sweetness of Life, A Biography of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun by Angelica Gooden.