Tirza Latimer

TL, UCPauthorportraitTirza True Latimer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts, San Francisco. Her published work reflects on modern and contemporary visual culture from queer feminist perspectives.

She is co-editor, with Whitney Chadwick, of the anthology The ModeEccentricModernisms_COVERrn Woman Revisited: Paris between the Wars (Rutgers University Press, 2003) and the author of Women Together / Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris (Rutgers University Press, 2005).

She is co-author, with Wanda Corn, of Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories (University of California Press, 2011), companion book for an exhibition organized by the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.

Her latest book, Eccentric Modernisms: Making Differences in the History of American Art, forthcoming from UC Press, builds on archival research conducted for the Stein exhibition and book.

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Florine Stettheimer, Portrait of Virgil Thomson, 1930.