Danny Smith is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University where he studies medieval Italian art. His dissertation, “Dreaming in Public in Late Medieval Rome,” considers monumental depictions of dreams and dreaming in thirteenth-century Rome within shifting theological, scientific, and political conceptions of dreaming in the Middle Ages. Prior to Stanford, Danny held curatorial internships at the Williams College Museum of Art and deCordova Sculpture Park + Museum and served as a studio assistant for the conceptual artist Jenny Holzer. He received a BA in Art History and Studio Art from Carleton College and an MA from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History 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 >