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Prof. Alina Payne and Director of I Tatti Lectures at the Louvre:  Conferences and Seminars The Living Architecture

Prof. Alina Payne and Director of I Tatti Lectures at the Louvre: Conferences and Seminars The Living Architecture

September 30, 2016

The role of the human figure as an area shared by all the arts will be at the heart of the first conference, where the architecture will be considered in its deep ties with the body. This is also an opportunity to examine how, in the Renaissance, we define both the artistic territories and their boundaries (as cited in discussions of paragone the sixteenth century), at a time when the work the artist becomes a place of reflection on art as a standalone category and where the nature of the artistic work is defined with …

2016 Cabot Fellows: Congratulations to Prof. Suzanne P. Blier, Prof. Jeffrey Hamburger, and Prof. Robin Kelsey

June 1, 2016

Eleven faculty members have been awarded 2016 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their outstanding publications. The 2016 honorees are:

Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, “Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity c. 1300” (Cambridge University Press, 2015)