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Arthur Pontynen

Professor (Ph.D., University of Iowa)


Art Theory, Asian, American and Modern Art



  • Art 109 - Art History Survey I
  • Art 110 - Art History Survey II
  • Art 311 - Medieval Art
  • Art 317 - Art of India, China, and Japan
  • Art 321 - Modern Art
  • Art 323 - American Art
  • Art 484 - Capstone


Contact Information

Office: A/C S205
Telephone: (920) 424-7067


Current Projects

A book length text tentatively titled "Western Culture at the American Crossroads: Science, Reason and Culture."


Select Publications

  • Co-author: Western Culture at the American Crossroad: Narratives of Science and Reason (ISI/ The James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Princeton University, in press).
  • For the Love of Beauty: Art, History, and the Moral Foundations of Aesthetic Judgment (Transaction Publishers, 2006).
  • Numerous publications and reviews are found in a wide variety of venues including the “Art Bulletin,” “Oriental Art,” “Bulletin of the Field Museum,” “ACE:  Art and Christian Enquiry,” and “American Outlook Magazine.”


Select Grants

Smithsonian, Heritage Foundation, and National Endowment for the Humanities.

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