Benjamin Price



Ben Price is a Ph.D. candidate with research interests in nineteenth and early twentieth-century art, politics, and history of science. His dissertation, “Anarchist Art and Cultures of Science in Fin-de-Siècle France,” takes an interdisciplinary approach to representations of anarchist utopia and the histories of chemistry and evolutionary biology in art and literature from late nineteenth-century France.

Price holds a B.A. in Philosophy and History of Art from Trinity College Dublin as well as an M.A. in modernist art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, where his dissertation on Seurat was awarded the Paule Vézelay Prize. At Princeton, he is a member of the International Network of Comparative Humanities (INCH) and in AY2023–24, he will participate in the Mellon-Marron Research Consortium (MRC) as research fellow at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.   

Modern Art