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Maria Gough

Maria Elizabeth Gough is an art historian. She serves as Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. Professor of Modern Art at Harvard University. Her research focuses on early twentieth-century European art, particularly the Russian avant-gardes, Weimar, and French m ...

                                               

Elizabeth du Gue Trapier

Elizabeth du Gue Trapier was a Spanish art expert. After graduating in library sciences, she was one of a select group of women chosen by Archer Milton Huntington, with her focus on paintings and drawings.

                                               

Harriet Hawkins

Harriet Hawkins is a British cultural geographer. She is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she is Co-Director of the Centre for GeoHumanities. She is also the Chair of the Royal Geographical Society Socia ...

                                               

Philippa Hobbs

Philippa Hobbs is a published South African art historian, an artist and an art collector. She was born in 1955 and matriculated at St Andrews School in 1972. She studied art at the Johannesburg College of Art before finishing a post-graduate pri ...

                                               

Renata Holod

Renata Holod is an art/architectural historian and archaeologist of the Islamic world. She is the College for Women Class of 1963 Term Professor in the Humanities in the History of Art Department, and Curator of the Near East Section, Museum of A ...

                                               

Hsieh Che-ching

Hsieh Che-ching is a Taiwanese cultural/art history expert, broadcaster and travel writer. Hsieh Che-ching was born in Hualien, grew up and studied in Kaohsiung, and now lives in Taipei. He has BA degree in history and a masters degree from the D ...

                                               

David Jackson (art historian)

David Jackson is professor of Russian and Scandinavian art histories at the University of Leeds. He is a specialist in the art of Ilya Repin on whom he wrote his PhD thesis.

                                               

Anna Brownell Jameson

Anna Brownell Jameson was the first Anglo-Irish art historian. Born in Ireland, she migrated to England at the age of four, becoming a well-known British writer and contributor to nineteenth-century thought on a range of subjects including early ...

                                               

Kellie Jones

Kellie Jones is an American art historian and curator. She is a Professor in Art History and Archaeology in African American Studies at Columbia University. She won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2016.

                                               

Zdravko Kajmakovic

Zdravko Kajmakovic, was an art historian and ranks among the leading scholars of the latter half of the twentieth century in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was one of pioneers and founding figures in professional and academic circles, unrivalled in t ...

                                               

Ioli Kalavrezou

Ioli Kalavrezou is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Byzantine Art at Harvard University. Her research focuses on early Christian and Byzantine art. Prior to joining Harvard, she taught at UCLA and at Humboldt University in Munich.

                                               

Tami Katz-Freiman

Tami Katz-Freiman, former Chief Curator of the Haifa Museum of Art, is an art historian, curator and critic, based in Miami, Florida, where she works as an independent curator of contemporary art.

                                               

Herbert L. Kessler

Herbert Leon Kessler is an American medieval art historian active in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Kessler was born in Chicago, Illinois and studied at the University of Chicago A.B. 1961 and Princeton University M.F.A. 1963, ...

                                               

Diana Kleiner

Diana Kleiner is a proponent of online education. She is a founding director of Open Yale Courses. Some of her courses are available through Yale online educational platform, YouTube and Coursera. Kleiner was Yale’s Deputy Provost for the Arts fr ...

                                               

Deborah Klimburg-Salter

Deborah Klimburg-Salter is an art historian and emeritus professor for non-European art history at the Department of Art History of the University of Vienna. She is also director of the research platform "Center for Research and Documentation of ...

                                               

Izidor Krsnjavi

Born in Nasice, his first art lessons were obtained in Osijek, where he studied with Hugo Conrad von Hotzendorf. He then went to Vienna to study philosophy and art history. At this time, he was already providing aesthetic and philosophical articl ...

                                               

Kurt Zoege von Manteuffel

Kurt Nikolai Zoege von Manteuffel was a Baltic German art historian. Kurt Zoege von Manteuffel was born in present-day Tallinn, Estonia then part of the Russian Empire and spent his childhood in Estonia. His father belonged to the Baltic nobility ...

                                               

Yongwoo Lee

Yongwoo Lee is an art historian and curator based in Shanghai and Seoul. He is artistic director of the Shanghai International Art City Research Institute, and professor at the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts of Shanghai University. He was previous ...

                                               

Gary Russell Libby

Gary Russell Libby is an American art historian, author, educator and former museum director known for his books and scholarly exhibitions in the visual arts and his work on the history and development of the Florida School of Art.

                                               

Ernst Friedrich von Liphart

Baron Ernst Friedrich von Liphart or Earnest Lipgart was a painter, a noted art expert and art collector from what is now Tartu in Estonia. After living for a time in Florence, he moved to France and then to Russia, where he was a curator at the ...

                                               

Karl Eduard von Liphart

Baron Karl Eduard von Liphart or Carl Eduard von Liphart was a noted art expert and collector from Estonia. The family manor was near Dorpat.

                                               

List of faculty members of the Courtauld Institute

In April 2013 the research staff members were: David Solkin, Dean and Deputy Director Caroline Arscott, Head of Research Deborah Swallow, Director

                                               

Michael Lobel

Michael Lobel is an art historian and critic. He is a professor at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. Lobel has taught at Bard College and SUNY Purchase. He was awarded the 28th Annual Eldredge Prize by the Smithsonian American Art Mus ...

                                               

Ludwig Bachhofer

Bachhofer began his studies in 1916 at the University of Munich, but had to interrupt this due to the First World War. In 1918 he resumed his studies and received his doctorate in 1921 with a dissertation on the art of Japanese woodcut masters. a ...

                                               

Jaleh Mansoor

Jaleh Mansoor is an art historian, critic, and theorist of modern and contemporary art. She is an associate professor in the faculty of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia. She is also the graduate advisor for ...

                                               

Martha Richler

Martha Richler is an art historian and cartoonist. Working for the Evening Standard, she was the first woman to produce a daily cartoon for the newspapers based in London, known collectively as "Fleet Street". Her father is the writer Mordecai Ri ...

                                               

Florence Lewis May

Florence Lewis May was a preeminent textile curator for the Hispanic Society of America and an author of many books on the subject. She was chosen by Archer Milton Huntington in 1920 to focus on Spanish textiles. A graduate of Gallaudet College i ...

                                               

Elizabeth Anne McCauley

Elizabeth Anne McCauley is David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art at Princeton University. She graduated from Yale University. Her work deals with 19th- and early-20th-century visual culture, particularly the ...

                                               

Judith McKenzie

Judith Sheila McKenzie was a leading specialist in the art and archaeology of the Middle East. She was Associate Professor of Late Antique Egypt and the Holy Land at the University of Oxford. McKenzie was known in particular for her work on the a ...

                                               

Mehmet Aga-Oglu

Mehmet Aga-Oglu, was a Turkish Islamic art historian. Born in Russian Caucasia, Mehmet earned a doctorate history, philosophy, and Islamic languages from the University of Moscow. By 1921 he was at the University of Istanbul, where he studied Isl ...

                                               

Leon Pininski

Leon Jan Pininski was a Polish scholar, diplomat, art historian and politician. A professor of Roman law and one-time rector of the Lwow University, he devoted much of his life to a political career in his home city of Lwow, first under Austria-H ...

                                               

Mieczyslaw Gebarowicz

Gebarowicz was born in Jaroslaw, one of three sons in a patriotic Polish family. His mother was Bronislawa, nee Smolek. His father, Teofil, was a railway engineer who served as assistant station master in Stanislawow and later as station master i ...

                                               

Roman Aftanazy

Wlodzimierz Roman Aftanaziw, known as Roman Aftanazy - 7 June 2004 Wroclaw, Poland) – was a Polish historian, librarian and author of a monumental work of reference Dzieje rezydencji na dawnych kresach Rzeczypospolitej - History of Residences in ...

                                               

Anton Mitov

Anton Stefanov Mitov was a Bulgarian painter, art critic, art historian, social activist and corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

                                               

Pinkney L. Near

Pinkney Near was curator of the Cincinnati Museum of Art and afterward curator of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for thirty years. He was responsible for the VMFAs acquisition of many treasured works of art, including arranging for the museum t ...

                                               

Virgilio Noe

Virgilio Noe was born in 1922 in Zelata di Bereguardo, Lombardy, where the house is marked by a commemorative plaque. He studied at the Seminary of Pavia and was ordained a priest on 1 October 1944 by the Bishop of Pavia, Carlo Allorio. After ord ...

                                               

Nana Oforiatta Ayim

Her first novel The God Child was published by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2019. Writer Ayesha Harruna Attah describes the book as an expansive and contemplative debut, themes of art, history, literature, film, and legacy intermingle with Maya’s com ...

                                               

Pratapaditya Pal

Pratapaditya Pal is an Indian scholar of Southeast Asian and Himalayan art and culture, specializing particularly in the history of art of India, Nepal and Tibet. He has served as a curator of South Asian art at several prominent US museums inclu ...

                                               

Alina Payne

Alina Payne is Alexander P. Misheff Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University and the Paul E. Geier Director of Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.

                                               

Luis Perez-Oramas

Luis Perez-Oramas is a Venezuelan poet, art historian and curator. He is the author of eight poetry books, four recollections of essays, as well as numerous art exhibition catalogues. He has contributed as Op Ed author to national newspapers in V ...

                                               

Holly Pittman

Holly Pittman is an art historian and Bok Family Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. She has excavated sites in Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran.

                                               

Heleni Polichronatou

She studied painting and sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Her doctorate was about "Art Work of Big Scale in the Urban and Natural Space, from the decade of 60s up to the 21st Century” under the supervision of Dimitris Mytaras. She has ...

                                               

Leon Pressouyre

Leon Pressouyre was a French historian of medieval art. An agrege of history, he was a member of the Ecole française de Rome 1964–1966. Attached then maitre de recherches at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, he was professor of ar ...

                                               

Jacinto Quirarte

Jacinto Quirarte was an art historian, professor, scholar and writer who was instrumental in documenting and promoting Latino and Chicano art in the United States. Quirarte was an "expert in pre-Columbian and Latin American art history." He was o ...

                                               

Villem Raam

Villem Raam was an Estonian art historian, art critic and conservator-restorer. His work in documenting and preserving the cultural heritage of Estonia, not least during the Soviet occupation of Estonia, contributed significantly to the understan ...

                                               

Sherry Farrell Racette

Sherry Farrell Racette is a Metis Canadian feminist scholar, author, and artist. She is best known for her contributions to Indigenous art histories and Canadian art history and is an associate professor of Native Studies and Womens and Gender St ...

                                               

Natasha Raskin

Natasha Raskin-Sharp is a Scottish television presenter, and antiques and art expert, especially in Scottish contemporary art, best known for her appearances on television. The daughter of contemporary Scottish artist Philip Raskin, she has appea ...

                                               

Karen Redrobe

Karen Redrobe is Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Endowed Professor in Film Studies and chair of the department of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has dealt with film theory, animation, and feminism, among other topics.

                                               

Alma Reed

Alma Marie Sullivan Reed was a US journalist. While working in Mexico in the 1920s, she fell in love with the governor of Yucatan, Felipe Carrillo Puerto; however, he was assassinated while she was home in San Francisco preparing for their weddin ...

                                               

Jennifer Roberts (art historian)

Jennifer L. Roberts is Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Her research and teaching focuses on American art from the colonial period to the present. She attended Stanford University as an undergraduate, then ...