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Harris, Neil

Neil Harris taught at the University of Chicago from 1969 to 2008. He received the Joseph Henry Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books include The Artist in American Society: The Formative Years, 1790–1860 (1966, 1982); Humbug: The Art of P. T. Barnum (1973, 1981, 2001); Cultural Excursions (1990); The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age (2008); Cultural Capital: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience (2013, 2020); and Chicago Apartments: A Century and beyond of Lakefront Luxury (2020). 

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