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Gilles Heno-Coe

PhD Candidate, Art History (Modern and Contemporary Art)

Research Interests

  • Modernism

  • Post-War Abstract Painting and Sculpture

  • Intersection of Text and Image

  • American Regionalism

  • Experimental film

  • Artists including Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, and Jasper Johns


MA, Art History, UT Austin

BA, Art History, Williams College


Gilles Heno-Coe studied as an undergraduate at Williams College, where he graduated with highest honors in art history for his thesis on Ed Ruscha’s prints. He went on to work for nearly five years at Matthew Marks Gallery in New York, organizing several loan-based retrospective exhibitions, including shows of Brice Marden’s early drawings, the paintings of Michel Majerus, and the intimate landscapes and still lifes of the reclusive painter Albert York.