Thomas McEvilley

  • thomas mcevilley
    born(1939-07-13)13 july 1939
    cincinnati, ohio, united states of america
    died2 march 2013(2013-03-02) (aged 73)
    new york city, new york, united states
    nationalityamerican
    occupationauthor, art critic, historian
    spouse(s)marion mcevilley, maura sheehan, joyce burstein
    children3
    academic background
    alma materuniversity of cincinnati (b.a., ph.d.)
    university of washington (m.a.)
    academic work
    institutionsrice university
    school of visual arts
    yale university
    school of the art institute of chicago
    main interestsphilology, art criticism, linguistics, history
    notable works
    • sculpture in the age of doubt
    • the shape of ancient thought: comparative studies in greek and indian philosophies

    thomas mcevilley (i/; july 13, 1939 – march 2, 2013) was an american art critic, poet, novelist, and scholar. he was a distinguished lecturer in art history at rice university[1] and founder and former chair of the department of art criticism and writing at the school of visual arts in new york city.[2]

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Thomas McEvilley
Born(1939-07-13)13 July 1939
Died2 March 2013(2013-03-02) (aged 73)
New York City, New York, United States
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAuthor, art critic, historian
Spouse(s)Marion McEvilley, Maura Sheehan, Joyce Burstein
Children3
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Cincinnati (B.A., Ph.D.)
University of Washington (M.A.)
Academic work
InstitutionsRice University
School of Visual Arts
Yale University
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Main interestsPhilology, art criticism, linguistics, history
Notable works
  • Sculpture in the Age of Doubt
  • The Shape of Ancient Thought: Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies

Thomas McEvilley (i/; July 13, 1939 – March 2, 2013) was an American art critic, poet, novelist, and scholar. He was a Distinguished Lecturer in Art History at Rice University[1] and founder and former chair of the Department of Art Criticism and Writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.[2]