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James S. Ackerman: Origins, Invention, Revision

October 11, 2016

 

An illuminating collection of essays from the preeminent scholar of architectural history and theory

One of the most distinguished scholars in the fields of architectural history and theory today, James Sloss Ackerman is best known for his work on Italian masters such as Palladio and Michelangelo. In this collection of essays, Ackerman offers insight into his formation and development as a scholar, as well as reflections on a range of topics.... Read more about James S. Ackerman: Origins, Invention, Revision
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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...

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Prof. Sarah Lewis interviewed by the Harvard Gazette

September 30, 2016

 

This fall, Sarah Lewis ’97 began teaching the course “Vision & Justice: The Art of Citizenship” as the newest member of the History of Art and Architecture faculty. The topic has long been one of interest to Lewis, whose experience includes early acclaim as a painter — top honors in the NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics for a still life — and work as a curator at both MoMA in New York and the Tate Modern in London. Now an author and scholar, she chatted with the Gazette about her time as an undergrad and the powerful,...

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Nate Rogers

July 29, 2016

Nate Rogers graduated from Harvard College in 2005 with a degree in History of Art and Architecture, cum laude with high honors. While it had been his goal from an early age to become an architect, a roundabout path to the profession led to him to the upper floors of Sackler and the seminar rooms of...

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Lisa Melandri

July 29, 2016

Lisa Melandri is the Executive Director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. At CAM Melandri is charged with the administration and management of the non-collecting institution, now in its tenth year of operations. Since Joining CAM in 2012, Melandri has reshaped the exhibition program and launched such initiatives as: Street Views, a monumental exterior façade exhibition series, which premiered with...

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