Anne Feng is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include religious murals, Pure Land Buddhism, Dunhuang art, and Japanese Buddhist painting. She received her BA with Honors from New York University in 2010, with a thesis on the 12th centuryTen Kings of Hellpaintings from Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2008, Anne interned at the Palace Museum in Beijing, and worked for exhibitions on Qing dynasty court culture. From 2008-09, she worked as a research intern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Special Collection “The World of Kublai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty”. At the University of Chicago, she has organized the Contemporary Chinese Art Yearbook and the Xiangtangshan Digital Caves Project for the Center for the Art of East Asia. She is also the coordinator for the Visual and Material Perspectives on East Asia workshop at the University.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today the inaugural class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, a new program that exposes art history doctoral students to the daily challenges and strategic questions of museum practice. Generously supported by a two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ... Read More >