Charles Haxthausen is Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art History, Emeritus, at Williams College and currently Distinguished Scholar at the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is working on a book reassessing Paul Klee’s position within the early-twentieth-century European avant-garde.
A Mythology of Forms: A Conversation about Carl Einstein
The first English-language anthology of Carl Einstein’s writings on art, comprising fourteen texts written between 1912 and 1935, was published in December 2019. Here art historian Luise Mahler discusses the book with its editor and translator, Charles Haxthausen.