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Senior Fellows, 1980 – 2017

1989 – 1990

David Bindman, University College London

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 1990

Sculpture, Politics, and Theology in Eighteenth-Century England: Louis Francois Roubiliac and His Public

Janet Cox-Rearick, City University of New York, Hunter College and Graduate School and University Center
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, fall 1989

Studies in the Art of Agnolo Bronzino (1503 – 1572)

Robert W. Gaston, La Trobe University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, fall 1989
Aspects of the Art of Agnolo Bronzino

Kristian Knud Jeppesen, University of Århus
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1989 – 1990

Preparation of a Manuscript and Illustrations for Volume 4 of the Maussolleion Publication: The Site of the Sepulchral Monument, Its Foundations, Tomb Chamber, and Superstructure

Dale Kinney, Bryn Mawr College

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1989 – 1990, and joint appointment as Distinguished Professor in the History of Art, George Washington University
Ivory Diptychs and Art-Historical Understanding in Late Antiquity

Patricia Leighten, University of Delaware
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1989 – 1990
Art and Social Radicalism in France, 1900 – 1914

Piotr Piotrowski, Adam Mickiewicz University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1989 – 1990
The Poverty of the Avant-Garde


1988 – 1989

Caroline Bruzelius, Duke University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, fall 1988

The Angevin Churches of Southern Italy: From Charles of Anjou to Robert the Wise (1266 – 1343)

Allan Ceen, Cornell University in Rome; American Overseas School of Rome
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1988 – 1989
Urban Planning in Rome: 1500 to 1750

William Eisler, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1988 – 1989
Charles V and the Visual Arts

Frederick Hartt, University of Virginia (emeritus)
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1988 – 1989
Michelangelo Studies

Joseph Levine, Syracuse University
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 1988 – 1989
Ancients, Moderns, and History

Tod Marder, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 1989

The Architecture of Bernini


1987 – 1988

Barbara Goldberg Abou-El-Haj, State University of New York, Binghamton
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 1987

Late Medieval Church Building in Its Urban Setting

Colin Eisler, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1987 – 1988

The Evangelist as Artist: Saint Luke, Painter of the Virgin

Meredith Parsons Lillich, Syracuse University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1987 – 1988
The Stained Glass of Eastern France, 1250 – 1325

Ira S. Mark, University of Chicago

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 1988

Ideas of Beauty in Greek Art: Aesthetic Theory and the Origins of the Classical Style

Carl R. G. Nylander, Swedish Institute of Classical Studies, Rome

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 1987 – 1988

Investigation of Near Eastern and Classical Evidence of Willful Mutilation of Art, in Particular Sculpture, for Political and Propagandistic Purposes

Gerald Silk, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1987 – 1988
Futurism: Its Past, Present, and Future

1986 – 1987

Jean-Louis Cohen, École d’architecture, Paris-Villemin; École nationale des ponts et chaussées, Paris
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 1987
The American Ideal in Soviet Architecture, 1917 – 1954

Cecelia F. Klein, University of California, Los Angeles

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 1986

Dressed to Kill: The Politics of Costume in Aztec Sacrificial Rites

Annette Michelson, New York University

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1986 – 1987

Dziga Vertov: Theory and Practice of the Documentary Film

Helen Searing, Smith College

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 1987

Architecture and Politics in Amsterdam, 1890 – 1940: The Art of the Possible

Martha A. McCrory, The Johns Hopkins University; The Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1986 – 1987
Antique Coins and Cameos in the Florentine Cabinet: An Edition of Sixteenth-Century Grand-Ducal Letters Concerning Coins

Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway, Bryn Mawr College
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, fall 1986 (joint appointment as Distinguished Visiting Professor in Art History, George Washington University)
Hellenistic Sculpture I: The Styles of c. 331 – 200 BC

Larry Silver, Northwestern University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1986 – 1987

Artistic Patronage and the Ideology of Emperor Maximilian I

1985 – 1986

Rózsa Feuer-Töth, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1985 – 1986

(Deceased before she could commence the fellowship.)

Giardino pensile: An Early Renaissance Garden Type and Its Classical Sources

Stephen Gardner, Harvard University (Mellon Faculty Fellowship Program)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1985 – 1986
Paris and the Origins of Gothic Architecture

Louis Hawes, Indiana University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, fall 1985

The British Vision of Switzerland in the Early Romantic Era (1770 – 1810)

Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 1986

Hercules and the Classical Tradition at the Carolingian Court

Patricia Netherly, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 1985 – 1986

Dual Organization in Andean Art and Architecture

Jack J. Spector, Rutgers University

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1985 – 1986

Hegel, Trotsky, and Freud as Sources for Breton's Surrealism (1924 – 1932)

Fikret K. Yegül, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 1985 – 1986

Bathing and Baths in Classical Antiquity

R. T. Zuidema, University of Illinois

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 1986
Inca and Huari Royal Tunics