Clare Kobasa is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, where she specializes in southern European Renaissance and Baroque art. Her dissertation, entitled “Sacred Impressions: Printmaking in seventeenth-century Sicily”, focuses on the adoption of intaglio printmaking to negotiate concerns and potentials around sacred images in Palermo and Messina. Clare earned a BA in history and art history from Swarthmore College and held internships at the Yale University Art Gallery, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. From 2016-2018, she was a doctoral fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome. She currently serves as the 2018-2020 Suzanne Andrée Curatorial Fellow in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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 >