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Professor Sarah Lewis Receives 2017 Infinity Award from The International Center of Photography

September 28, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP) just awarded Sarah Lewis’s much-lauded Aperture issue “Vision & Justice” the 2017 Infinity Award in the Critical Writing and Research category). 

To celebrate this achievement, the ICP has released a short film about the winning book, which features footage from Lewis’s classes.  Here’s the link...

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Patricio del Real, along with the co-curators, received the 2017 Philip Johnson Exhibition Catalogue Award.

August 3, 2017

Patricio del Real, along with the co-curators, received the 2017 Philip Johnson Exhibition Catalogue Award, recognizing excellence of architectural history scholarship in exhibition catalogues, for Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1945-1985 (The Museum of Modern Art, 2015). 

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Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellows in American Art

Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellows in American Art: Margaret Grace Innes and Jennifer Chuong awarded

April 12, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art are awarded to graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing, for scholarship on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. Although the topic may be historically and/or theoretically grounded, attention to the art object and/or image should be foremost.

 

 

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The Harvard Gazette remembers James Ackerman

The Harvard Gazette remembers James Ackerman

January 9, 2017

 

Architectural historian James Ackerman, the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus, died Saturday in Cambridge. He was 97.

A World War II veteran who discovered a lifelong passion for Renaissance architecture while stationed in Italy, Ackerman was an acclaimed scholar of Renaissance history and the theory of architecture.

“His books were all milestones in the field — books that seem as perfectly balanced as the buildings they interpreted,” said Joseph Koerner, the Victor S. Thomas...

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