David Halle is professor of Sociology and Director of UCLA’s LeRoy Neiman Center for the Study of American Society and Culture. He has written extensively on New York urban
His publications include:
“Megaprojects in New York City.” With Steven Lang. Critical Planning (Summer, 2004): 123-133.
“Restaurants and Modern Society.” Introduction to the Exhibition Catalogue of LeRoy Neiman’s A View from the Table: Paintings & Works on Paper, 1955-2003. New York: Hammer Galleries, 2003.
“Learning from LA.” Gotham Gazette (Oct 6, 2003).
New York & Los Angeles: Politics, Society and Culture (editor and contributor).
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. This book consists of fifteen chapters by leading scholars from the two regions.
“The Controversy Over the Show ‘Sensation’ at the Brooklyn Museum, 1999-2000,”in Crossroads: Art and Religion in American Life. Ed. Alberta Arthurs and Glenn Wallach. The New Press, 2001. pp. 139-188.
Inside Culture: Art and Class in The American Home. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. A study of the art displayed in the homes of different social classes in the New York region.
Prints of Power: A Sociological Study of the Artist, LeRoy Neiman, and 1000 Neiman Collectors. With Louise Mirrer. New York: Knoedler Publications, Inc., 1991.