Edward J. Sullivan is the Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art at New York University. He has worked for some thirty years in the field of modern Latin American and Caribbean. He is the author of numerous books and exhibition catalogues in this area. Among his most recent publications are the books From San Juan to Paris and Back: Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of Impressionism and The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas. He has recently co-curated the exhibition “Impressionism and the Caribbean” for The Brooklyn Museum. His recent writings on Haitian art have appeared in the journals Small Axe and Gradhiva. He edited a major monograph on Edouard Duval Carrié and recently contributed an article on Haitian artists and photography to the exhibition catalogue “From Within and Without. the History of Haitian Photography” (Art Museum of Ft. Lauderdale). He has written monographic essays on the art of Dominican painter and designer Ada Balcacer and others and co-curated the exhibition “Modern and Contemporary Art of the Dominican Republic” for The Americas Society.