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Senior Fellows, 1980 – 2017

2014 – 2015

Robert Bork, University of Iowa
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
The Anti-Gothic Turn: Explaining the Architectural Revolution of circa 1500

Christopher P. Heuer, Princeton University

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
Purgatories of Line: Time and the Printed Image in the Northern Renaissance

Stephen Houston, Brown University

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
A Spendid Predicament: Young Men in Maya Imagery and Text

Sarah Blake McHam, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
Rejoice, Lucky Padua, in the Treasure that You Possess

Mary Roberts, University of Sydney

William C. Seitz Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
Islamic Art, Museology, and Transcultural Artist-Dealer Networks, 1850 – 1910

Susan L. Siegfried, University of Michigan

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
Temporalities of Fashion and Costume in Nineteenth-Century Art


2013 – 2014


Mahvash Alemi, Rome

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 2013
Safavid Gardens from a Persian Perspective

Louise Bourdua, University of Warwick
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
What Petrarch Saw: Venice Revisited in the Later Middle Ages

Mario Carpo, Yale University / École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-La Villette 
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2014
Leon Battista Alberti's On Sculpture: A Study in Early Modern Science and Art

Nina L. Dubin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
Love, Trust, and Risk: Painting the "Papered Century"

Andreas Henning, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
Catalogue Raisonné of Bolognese Paintings at the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden

David M. Lubin, Wake Forest University
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
Grand Illusions

Andrés Mario Zervigón, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
Die Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung (The Worker's Illustrated Magazine), 1921 – 1938: A History of Germany's Other Avant-Garde


2012 – 2013

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

Thierry de Duve, Université Lille 3, emeritus

William C. Seitz Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013

Duchamp's Message, Manet's Testatment, Broodthaers' Lesson

Anne Dunlop, Tulane University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013

Castagno’s Crime: Andrea del Castagno and Quattrocento Painting

Cynthia Hahn, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013
The Reliquary Effect

Stuart Lingo, University of Washington, Seattle

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013

Bronzino's Bodies: Fortunes of the Ideal Nude in an Age of Reform

Carlos Sambricio, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2013

A History of the History of Spanish Architecture


2011 – 2012

David E. James, University of Southern California
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012
Rock 'n' Film

Sonya S. Lee, University of Southern California
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012

Between Culture and Nature: Cave Temples of Sichuan

Estelle Lingo, University of Washington, Seattle
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012
Francesco Mochi and the Edge of Tradition

Amy Powell, University of California, Irvine
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012
The Whitewashed Image: Iconoclasm and Seventeenth-Century Dutch Landscapes

Jennifer Purtle, University of Toronto
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012

Forms of Cosmpolitanism in the Sino-Mogul City

Maria Cristina Wolff de Carvalho, Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, São Paulo

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012

The Landscape Art of William John Burchell (1781 – 1863)


2010 – 2011

Sarah Betzer, University of Virginia
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2010 2011

Surface and Depth: Antiquity and the Body after Archaeology

Daniela Bohde, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2010 2011

Disarray on Calvary: Passion Scenes in Early Sixteenth-Century German Art

Cammy Brothers, University of Virginia

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 2011
Giuliano da Sangallo and the Ruins of Rome

Rachel Kousser, Brooklyn College

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 2010

Ancient Iconoclasm: Destroying the Power of Images in Greece, 480 – 31 BCE

Elizabeth Sears, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow, 2010 2011

Warburg Circles: Toward a Cultural-Historical History of Art, 1929 – 1964

John-Paul Stonard, London

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2010 2011
Against Henry Moore

Laura Weigert, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, spring 2011

Images in Action: The Theatricality of Franco-Flemish Art in the Late Middle Ages