Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1959; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1960; Master of Fine Arts (Wilson fellow), Princeton University, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1966; postgraduate, U. Paris, 1962-1963.
Staff officer, director general's cabinet, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 1963-1966;
assistant professor, U. Pittsburgh, 1966-1969;
associate professor, U. Pittsburgh, 1969-1978;
professor art history, U. Pittsburgh, since 1979;
acting department chairman fine arts, U. Pittsburgh, 1969, 79-80;
director university program, U. Pittsburgh, Rouen, France, 1974-1975;
visiting professor, Carnegie-Mellon U., 1981. Visiting exhibition curator Museum Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1977-1981. Program consultant National Endowment Arts and Humanities, 1978-1985.
Visual arts consultant Pennsylvania Arts Council, 1981. Visiting member Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1984-1985.
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Member College Art Association, Société de l'histoire de l'art français, American Association of Museum.
Married Martine Bruel, January 26, 1963 (divorced 1986). Children: Sandrine, Nicolas. Married Jill Belasco, November 11, 2000.