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Senior Fellows, 2016–2020

2019–2020

Carolina Mangone, Princeton University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Imperfect Michelangelo: Non finito, Decorum, and the Limits of Marble Sculpture

Therese Martin, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Art-Making and Code-Switching in Medieval Iberia: Queens, Consorts, and Countesses, c. 950–1150

Elizabeth Otto, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Bauhaus Artists in Nazi Germany

Steffen Siegel, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
From Photographies to Photography: Formation of a Medium, 1800–1850

Edward A. Vazquez, Middlebury College
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
Phases of Happiness: Alfredo Jaar and Chilean Art and Culture, c. 1980

Ittai Weinryb, Bard Graduate Center
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
Art and Frontier

2018–2019

Benjamin Anderson, Cornell University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2019
The Tragic Image: Fate and Form from Byzantium to the Baroque

Matthew Biro, University of Michigan
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, fall 2018
Robert Heinecken: Gender, Sexuality, and Consumption through a Photographic Lens

C. Jean Campbell, Emory University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Pisanello's Parerga: Knowledge and Imitative Practice in Fifteenth-Century Italy

Michelle Foa, Tulane University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
The Matter of Degas: Art and Materiality in Later Nineteenth-Century Paris

David O'Brien, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
The Cult of Napoleon in French Visual Culture, 1815–1848 

J.P. Park, University of California, Riverside
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Presence in Absence: Documents, Forgeries, and Myth-Making in Early Modern Chinese Art

Jennifer Van Horn, University of Delaware
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
Resisting the Art of Enslavement: Slavery and American Art, 1720–1890
 

2017–2018

Babette Bohn, Texas Christian University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Women Artists, Their Patrons, and Their Publics in Early Modern Bologna

Anne Burkus-Chasson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Engaging Artifice: Chen Hongshou and the Illustrated Book

Manuel Castiñeiras, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Shifting Identities and Traveling Objects: Artistic Encounters with Byzantium during the Expansion of the Crown of Aragon

Nicola Courtright, Amherst College

Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, spring 2018
Art and Queenly Authority: The Creation of Spaces for Marie de' Medici

Amy Freund, Southern Methodist University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Hunting Landscapes and Political Contestation in Eighteenth-Century France

Megan Holmes, University of Michigan

Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
Scratching the Surface: The Marking and Transformation of Panel Paintings in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy, 1250 – 1550

Prita Meier, New York University
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
The Surface of Things: A History of Photography from the Swahili Coast, 1860 to the Present


2016–2017

Claudia Bolgia, University of Edinburgh
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
The “Long” Trecento: Rome Without the Popes, c. 1305 – 1420

Lisa Claypool, University of Alberta
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Hearing Color: Yu Fei'an's Pigeon Paintings in Modern Beijing

Sarah Elizabeth Fraser, Heidelberg University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Before the Fall of Chinoiserie

Hagi Kenaan, Tel Aviv University
William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
The Origins of Photography and the Future of the Image

David Young Kim, University of Pennsylvania
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
The Groundwork of Painting: Background, Materiality, and Composition in Italian Renaissance Art

Giancarla Periti, University of Toronto
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Correggio: Borders, Frames, and the Center of Painting


2015 – 2016


Morten Steen Hansen, Independent Scholar
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
The ''Low" Style of Giovanni da San Giovanni at the Medici Court

Angela Miller, Washington University in St. Louis

William C. Seitz Senior Fellow
Reason, Magic, and Eros in American Art at Mid-Twentieth Century: The Artists and Writers in the Circle of Lincoln Kirstein

Mary Miller, Yale University
Paul Mellon Senior Fellow
The Gold Disks of the Sacred Cenote, Chichen Itza

Barbara E. Mundy, Fordham University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
The Embodiment of the Word: The Impact of European Books and Print Culture in the New World

Mauro Mussolin, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow
Michelangelo and Paper as Palimpsest

Mabel O. Wilson, Columbia University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow
Building Race and Nation: How Slavery Influenced the Civic Architecture of Antebellum America