Gail Levin (PhD, Rutgers University) is Professor of Art History at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of CUNY. She is an art historian specializing in American art of the twentieth century, with diverse research interests that include the work of Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Chinese emigre artists, and women artists, as well as American Studies and the cinema. She is author ofEdward Hopper: An Intimate Biography (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995; Munich: Paul List Verlag, 1998); Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonne [3 vols. and CD-ROM] (New York: Norton, 1995; Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 1995); Theme and Variation: Kandinsky and the American Avant-garde, 1912-1950 (Boston: Bullfinch Press, 1992); Marsden Hartley in Bavaria (Hanover, N. H.: University Press of New England, 1989); Twentieth-Century American Painting: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection (New York: Sotheby Publications, 1987; New York: Harper & Row, 1988); Hopper's Places (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985); Edward Hopper (New York: Crown Publishers, 1984; Paris: Flammarion, 1985; Munich: Sudwest-Verlag, 1986); Edward Hopper: Gli anni della formazione (Milan: Electra Editrice, 1981); Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist (New York: Norton, 1980 [London, 1981]; Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 1986); Edward Hopper as Illustrator (New York: Norton, 1979 [London, 1980]); Edward Hopper: The Complete Prints (New York: Norton, 1979 [London, 1980]; Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 1986); Abstract Expressionism: The Formative Years (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1978; Tokyo: Seibu Museum of Art, 1978; Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981);Synchromism and American Color Abstraction, 1910-1925 (New York: George Braziller, 1978). She is editor of The Poetry of Solitude: A Tribute to Edward Hopper (New York: Universe Books, 1995). Her articles, which have appeared in such journals as American Art Review, Art News, Arts Magazine, Bijutsu Techo (Japan), Criticism, Dada and Surrealism, Du (Switzerland), Jong Holland (The Netherlands), RACAR (Canada), The Yale University Library Gazette,and in many museum exhibition catalogues, have been published in more than a dozen countries. She is a photographer whose works are included in the collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, and the Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York. Her photographs have appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and New York Times. She is a member, and currently president of the Catalogue Raisonne Scholars Association, an affiliate of the College Art Association.