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Mary Lou Marien

Mary Lou Marien

Emeritus Professor, Art History
Art & Music Histories

Bowne Hall


    Mary Warner Marien was the first William C. Fleming professor in the former Department of Fine Arts, now  the Department of Art & Music Histories. She is the author of several books including Photography: A Cultural History (2010), now in its third edition.  She was chosen to carry on William Fleming's Arts & Ideas,  In 2009, she was granted one of the first Andy Warhol Arts Writing Awards.  Her book, 100 Ideas that Changed Photography, appeared in a dozen world languages in 2012.