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Dr. Philip I. Eliasoph

Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
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Discovery Museum sculpture up for auction

Dr. Philip Eliasoph, professor of art history, commented on the upcoming auction of a large sculpture outside Bridgeport's Discovery Museum. "The fact is, sculpture is bought and sold all the time," he said. "The important thing here is to use this money from the auction for the museum's mission - to teach kids about science, and not to use it to pay the light bill."

Published in Connecticut Post on 12/2/13

Fairfield U Exhibits Paintings Of Realist Colleen Browning

Colleen Browning exhibitions at the Bellarmine Museum and Walsh Art Gallery exhibitions are reviewed with insights provided by Dr. Philip Eliasoph.

Published in Hartford Courant on 3/3/13

Lifting the 'metaphoric veil' on Colleen Browning

A feature story on Fairfield's concurrent Colleen Browning exhibitions, which open Thursday, quoted Dr. Philip Eliasoph, professor of art history and author of Colleen Browning: The Enchantment of Realism: "The Colleen Browning story has the elusive elements of a Marlene Dietrich film script - intrigue, beguiling seduction and artistic independence," Eliasoph said.

Published in the Greenwich Time, Connecticut Post, and Stamford Advocate on 1/21/13

Colleen Browning: Gifted woman artist rises to fame in the 1950s among NYC "Mad Men"

Dr. Philip Eliasoph, professor of art history, offers a glimpse into the life and work of Colleen Browning, subject of concurrent exhibitions opening January 24 at Fairfield's Bellarmine Museum of Art and Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery. "Unquestionably, with this remarkable exhibition and definitive monographic book, another small story comes to light of how a woman's artistic genius now demands to be taken seriously."

Published in Venü magazine (page 76) in January/February 2013

Southern Alleghenies Museum to focus on realist at its 4 sites

Four scholars - Henry Adams, Philip Eliasoph, Gail Levine and Jonathan Weinberg - will speak on Browning and American realist art of the 20th century. Video of the event will be streamed live on the Internet at

Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on 8/15/12

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