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RESEARCH AREAS – Italian Renaissance Art, History of Photography

Born and raised in New York City, Lew Andrews received his MFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute, and his MA and PhD in art history from Columbia University. He has taught at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa since 1988. Most of his research and teaching focuses on the Italian Renaissance, the history of photography, and the study of visual narratives. His first book, Story and Space in Renaissance Art: the Rebirth of Continuous Narrative (Cambridge University Press, 1995, pb1998), explores the relationship between one point perspective and storytelling in Renaissance painting and sculpture; he has also written on Botticelli and other Renaissance topics. His work on the history of photography includes articles on Walker Evans, Alfred Stieglitz, and Alonzo Gartley (after whom a building on the UHM campus is named). His latest book, Weston and Charlot: Art and Friendship (University of Nebraska Press, 2011), concerns the longstanding friendship and artistic exchange of noted photographer Edward Weston and the painter (and former UH faculty member) Jean Charlot. Andrews currently serves on the Commission on Culture and the Arts of the City and County of Honolulu.

PhD – Columbia Unviersity
MA – Columbia University
MFA – San Francisco Art Institute
BA – University of California at Berkeley

Weston and Charlot: Art and Friendship (University of Nebraska Press, 2011)
Story and Space in Renaissance Art: the Rebirth of Continuous Narrative (Cambridge University Press, 1995, pb1998)
Selected Articles:
• “Botticelli’s Primavera, Angelo Poliziano, and Ovid’s Fasti,” Artibus et historiae, 63 (2011), pp.73-84
• “Jacob Burckhardt, Clive Bell & Stieglitz’s Equivalents,” History of Photography, 27 (Autumn 2003), pp. 247-53
• “Fine Island Views: The Photography of Alonzo Gartley,” History of Photography, 25 (Autumn 2001), pp. 219-39
• “Pergamene strappate e frontespizi: i frontespizi architettonici nell’epoca dei primi libri a stampa [Torn Parchment and Title-Pages: Architectural Frontispieces in the Age of Early Printed Books]” Arte Veneta, 55 (2001), pp. 6-22
• “The Sequential Arrangement of Walker Evans’s American Photographs,” History of Photography, 18:3 (Autumn 1994), pp. 264-71
• “Ordering Space in Renaissance Times: Position and Meaning in Continuous Narration,” Word & Image, 10 (1994), pp. 84-94
• Publication Grant, Atherton Family Foundation, 2010
• Ansel Adams Research Fellowship, Center for Creative Photography, 2001
• University of Hawaii Research Relations Committee Award, 1990
• Columbia University: Wittkower Fellowship, 1984-84; Summer Travel Grant, 1982; President’s Fellowship, 1980-81, 1981-82

ART 175 (Survey of Global Art I)
ART 373 (Art of Greece and Rome)
ART 396B (History of Photography: 19th Century)
ART 396C (History of Photography: 20th Century)
ART 470B (Renaissance Art: Early Italian)
ART 470C (Renaissance Art, Northern Europe)
ART 470D (High Renaissance and Mannerism)
ART 471 (Baroque and Rococo Art)
ART 494 (Photography: Critical Issues)