Charlotte Douglas is an art historian and a specialist in Malevich and Russian Avant-Garde art.
She is the author of close to a hundred books and articles, including Swans of Other Worlds: The Origin of Abstraction in Russia (UMI, 1980) and Kazimir Malevich (Abrams/Thames & Hudson, 1994). She is Head of the Aesthetic Theory Section of the Institute of Modern Russian Culture, and is advisor and editor for the microfiche collection, History of Modern Russian and Ukrainian Art, 1907-1930 (Brill/IDC, The Netherlands).
From 1994 to 1998 she served on the editorial board of the Moscow journal Voprosy Iskusstvoznania [Inquiries in Art History]. A Guggenheim Fellow in 1986-1987, she was Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, and Chair of the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies from 1992 to 2001.
She is now Professor Emerita at New York University and president of the Malevich Society
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