Elliott H. King Associate Professor of Art History

Elliott H. King

Wilson Hall 3016
Website - Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D, Art History and Theory, 2010
University of Essex, Colchester, England
Dissertation: The Tragic Myth of the Two Dalís: Re-evaluating "late Dalí"

M.A. with Distinction in Dissertation, History of Art, 2001
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England
Course option: "Intellectual Revolution: Art and Its Contexts in France, 1958-1981"

B.A. summa cum laude, Art History (honors; Phi Beta Kappa [Int. 1998]), 1999    
University of Denver, Denver, Colorado


I teach courses in American and European Art, 1750 to the present. My research specialization is Surrealist art and thought with particular concentration on Salvador Dalí's production after 1940.

Selected Curatorial Projects

Guest Curator "Magritte: Reflections of Another World, Paintings from the Van Parys Family," The Baker Museum/Artis-Naples, Naples, FL, 1 December 2019–TBA

Guest Curator, “DALÍ/HALSMAN,” Morohashi Museum of Modern Art, Kitashiobara, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, 11 May–6 September 2020.

Consulting Curator, "Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting," High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA), 16 February-12 May 2013.

Guest Curator, "Dalí: The Late Work," High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA), 7 August 2010-9 January 2011.