Laurie Adams received her PhD in art history from Columbia University and is Professor Emerita of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. She is a practicing psychoanalyst and the author of books on art history, art appreciation, humanities, and articles on art and psychology. She is also the former editor-in-chief of the quarterly journal Source: Notes in the History of Art* (1984-2015) and editor of the book Giotto in Perspective (Prentice-Hall, 1974) in the Artists in Perspective Series, general editor H. W. Janson.
Adams co-authored two books with Maria Grazia Pernis on major personages of 15th-century Italy, co-authored five childrens' books with Allison Coudert, and co-edited a volume on psychoanalysis and the humanities with Jacques Szaluta.
In 2011, her 1967 dissertation, The Iconography of Piero della Francesca's Arezzo Frescoes: the Legend of the True Cross in the Church of San Francesco in Arezzo was published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
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