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Senior Fellows, 1980 – 2017

2004 – 2005

Philip Benedict, Brown University
Frese Senior Fellow, fall 2004
History through Images in the Sixteenth Century:
 The Wars, Massacres, and Troubles of Tortorel and Perrissin

Betsy M. Bryan, The Johns Hopkins University

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2004 – 2005

Techniques and Organization of Ancient Egyptian Painting

H. Perry Chapman, University of Delaware

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2004 – 2005

The Painter’s Place in the Dutch Republic, 1604 – 1718

A. A. Donohue, Bryn Mawr College

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2004 – 2005
Historiographic Structures in the Study of Classical Art

Alden Gordon, Trinity College (Hartford)

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2005

Madame de Pompadour: Art Patron in the Enlightenment

Susan Niles, Lafayette College

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2004 – 2005
Visualizing Inca Architecture


2003 – 2004

Anthony Alofsin, University of Texas at Austin

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2003 – 2004
Contemporary American Architecture: Taste, Value, and Identity

Caroline Bruzelius, Duke University

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, spring 2004

A Tale of Three Cities: Lay Burial in the Churches of the Friars and the Episcopal Response

C. Jean Campbell, Emory University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2003 – 2004

The New Life of the Artist and the Lives of Simone Martini

Eleanor Winsor Leach, Indiana University, Bloomington

Frese Senior Fellow, spring 2004

Textual Resculpting: Representations of Statues in Roman Literature

Sally M. Promey, University of Maryland

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2003 – 2004

The Public Display of Religion in the United States

Katherine Wentworth Rinne, independent scholar, Rome
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2003 – 2004

Written in Water: A Topographic History of Baroque Rome

Susana Torre, New York City

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 2003

The Modern Movement in Latin American Architecture and Urbanism — 1920s to 1980s

Danilo Udovički-Selb, University of Texas at Austin

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2004

The Stalinization of Soviet Architecture in the Early Years of “Socialist Realism”: The Internal Debate


2002 – 2003

Alfred Acres, Princeton University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2002 – 2003
Renaissance Invention and Christ’s Haunted Infancy

Hal Foster, Princeton University

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, spring 2003
Primitive Scenes and Prosthetic Gods

Sheryl E. Reiss, Cornell University

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2002 – 2003

The Making of a Medici Maecenas: Giulio de’ Medici (Pope Clement VII) as Patron of Art

Cinzia M. Sicca, Università degli Studi di Pisa

Frese Senior Fellow, 2002 – 2003

Fashioning the Tudor Court: Florentine Commerce and the Image of the Modern English Courtier

Joanna Woods-Marsden, University of California, Los Angeles
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2002 – 2003

Portrait of the Renaissance Lady

Carla Yanni, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2002 – 2003

The Architecture of American Insane Asylums: Victorian Psychiatry and the Environmental Cure


2001 – 2002

Casey N. Blake, Columbia University

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 2001
“What Is It Good For?”: Art Without a Public

Jaroslav Folda, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2002

The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, 1187 – 1281

Larry Silver, University of Pennsylvania

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 2002

Origins of Pictorial Species: The Rise of Visual Genres in the Antwerp Market

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Baltimore

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2001 – 2002

From Cover to Cover: The Arts of the Book in the Islamic World

Bette Talvacchia, University of Connecticut

Frese Senior Fellow, fall 2002

Sexual Imagery in Religious Art of the Renaissance


2000 – 2001

Matthew Biro, University of Michigan

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2000 – 2001

The New Human as Cyborg: Figures of Technology in German Dada Art

Finbarr Barry Flood, Edinburgh

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2000 – 2001

Translated Stones: Tradition and Transculturation in Early Indo-Muslim Architecture

Bruce Redford, Boston University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2000 – 2001

Men of Virtù: The Society of Dilettanti, 1734 – 1824

Louise Rice, Duke University

Frese Senior Fellow, 2000 – 2001

Thesis Prints and the Culture of Learning in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Georges Roque, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, September 18, 2000 – January 12, 2001

The Genesis of Abstraction in Western Art

Joaneath Spicer, Wakers Art Museum

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, September 18, 2000 – January 12, 2001

The Significance of Drawing naer het leven, or “from life,” in Dutch Art of the Early Seventeenth Century

Z. S. Strother, University of California, Los Angeles
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2000 – 2001
“Does a Leopard Eat Leaves?”: The Relationship of Art to Power in Central Africa