Tamar Mayer

Tamar Mayer

Visiting Fellow AY17-18
PhD, University of Chicago
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Tamar Mayer is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard's department of History of Art and Architecture. She received her PhD from the department of Art History and the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago (2017) with a dissertation on the drawings and preparatory processes of Jacques-Louis David. Tamar is the recipient of a Chester-Dale Fellowship in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2015-2016). Formerly, she won the Rhoades Foundation’s Curatorial Internship in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago (2013-14). Her essay: “Drawing the Corporeal: Balance and Mirror Reversal in Jacques-Louis David’s Oath of the Horatii,” was published in Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture (2017). While at Harvard Tamar is pursuing a project on artists' sketchbooks in 18th-19th century France

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