Members' Research Reports, 2011 – 2013

Every fellow submits a written summary of the independent research accomplished while in residence at the Center, for publication in the annual Center Report. These reports often represent the first published record of new research, and as such we hope they are useful to scholars working on related topics. For  research reports published before 2011, please see the annual Center reports.

Nicholas Adams, Vassar College
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, January 1 – February 29, 2012
Public Buildings and Hygienic Workrooms: Gunnar Asplund’s Courthouse Extension in Gothenburg, Sweden (1934 – 1938)


Laura Camille Agoston
, Trinity University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 13 – August 12, 2011
Ambivalent Sovereign: Michelangelo's Funeral at San Lorenzo


Benjamin Anderson
[Bryn Mawr College]
David E. Finley Fellow, 2009 – 2012
Images of the Ptolemaic Cosmos and the Problem of Early Medieval Art


Martina Bagnoli
, The Walters Art Museum

Scholar in Residence, August 13 – September 30, 2012
The Five Senses and Medieval Art


Carmen C. Bambach
, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2010 – 2012
The Quest for Authenticity in Michelangelo's Drawings


Oskar Bätschmann, University of Bern, emeritus
Samuel H. Kress Professor, 2012 – 2013
Last Works


Susanna Berger [University of Cambridge]
Samuel H. Kress Fellow, 2011 – 2013
The Art of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe


David Alan Brown
, National Gallery of Art, Department of Italian Paintings
Ailsa Mellon Bruce National Gallery of Art Sabbatical Curatorial Fellow, June 1 – September 30, 2012
Giovanni Bellini's Last Works


Louise M. Burkhart, University at Albany, State University of New York
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013
Catechetical Pictography and the Art of Being Indian in Late-Colonial New Spain


Dana E. Byrd
[Yale University]
Wyeth Fellow, 2010 – 2012
Rethinking the South Carolina Sea Island Plantation, 1861 – 1877


Lynne Cooke
, New York City
Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2012 – 2013
Outside In: A Study of the Interface Between Mainstream and Self-Taught Art in the United States in the Twentieth Century


Thierry de Duve
, Université Lille 3 (emeritus)
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013
Duchamp's Message, Manet's Testatment, Broodthaers' Lesson


Jason Di Resta [The Johns Hopkins University]
Samuel H. Kress Fellow, 2010 – 2012
Pordenone and the Translocal Alternative

Anne Dunlop, Tulane University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013
Castagno’s Crime: Andrea del Castagno and Quattrocento Painting