Adam Harris Levine is a PhD candidate at Columbia University’s department of Art History and Archeology, where he studies medieval and renaissance sculpture. His dissertation, “Divine Gifts: Relics and Reliquaries at the Court of Charles V” examines a group of reliquary busts of women saints that were made in the Low Countries in the 1520s for the collections of Spanish noblemen. Adam has a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Spanish Literature from McGill University (Montreal) and a master’s degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art (London). He published the findings of his master’s research in a special issue of the Sculpture Journal dedicated to recent developments in gothic ivory studies. Recently, Adam worked in the European Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), where he provided research support for exhibitions, collecting history, and provenance. He has held internships at the Met Cloisters, the DUMBO Arts Center, and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Adam is Chief Operating Officer for VISTAS, a small non-profit organization that supports the publication of books on the history of sculpture.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the sixteen art history doctoral students selected for the sixth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Joining from fifteen universities—six of which are sending a student to the program for the first time—this year’s cohort addresses a wide range ... Read More >