Robert Pincus, PhD

Robert Pincus
Office: Camino Hall 028

Visiting Professor, Art History

  • PhD, University of Southern California, English and Art History
  • MA, University of Southern California, American Studies
  • BA, University of California, Irvine; Comparative Cultures

Robert Pincus, PhD, has been a lecturer at USD since 1998. His course “Art Now: Critical Thinking About Art” focuses on art history since 1960, with discussion and writings on notable exhibitions at museums and galleries. This seminar, which combines readings in art criticism and theory with student writings on notable local exhibitions, is rooted in his extensive experience as an art critic.


Office Hours

T 12 - 1pm

Camino Hall 28

Areas of Interest

Pincus’ course, “Art Now,” reflects his many years of expertise as a practicing art critic, writing in newspapers, magazines, exhibition catalogs and books. The seminar is also grounded in his longstanding interested in art theory, the history of criticism and scholarship on American art, modernism and contemporary work.