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David Kunzle

Professor Emeritus
Department: Art History
100 Dodd Hall
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1417
Campus mailcode: 141702
Keywords: Latin America, Art, Art History, Cuba

David Kunzle taught at UCLA as Professor of Art History from 1976 until his 2009 retirement. A prolific author and one of the founding fathers of contemporary comics scholarship, he has written articles and books on a diverse range of topics, many of them pertaining to popular, political, and public art, including From Criminal to Courtier: The Soldier in Netherlandish Art 1550-1670 (Brill, 2002) and an updated edition of Fashion and Fetishism, a Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing, and Other Forms of Body Sculpture in the West (Penguin Social History Classics, 2002). More recently, he published the book Chesucristo: The Fusion in Image and Word of Che Guevara and Jesus Christ (De Gruyter, 2016).