Gay Robins

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GAY ROBINS

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History
Michael C. Carlos Museum Faculty Consultant for Ancient Egyptian Art

Art History Department
Emory University
141 Carlos Hall
Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6281

grobins@emory.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Books

Gay Robins (D.Phil., University of Oxford, 1981)


Research Interests

Ancient Egyptian art; composition, style and proportion; issues of gender and sexuality.


Selected Publications

  • Egyptian Painting and Relief, Shire Publications, 1986.
  • Women in Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press and Harvard University Press, 1993.
  • Proportion and Style in Ancient Egyptian Art, University of Texas Press, 1994.
  • The Art of Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press and Harvard University Press, 1997.
  • Articles on royal women of the 18th dynasty, Egyptian mathematics; artists' squared grids, proportions of the human figure in Egyptian art and in life, gender issues in Egyptian art

Selected Seminars

Images of Women in Ancient Egypt; Controlling the Cosmos: Kingship in Ancient Egypt; Ancient Egyptian Art and Hieroglyphs.