Daria Rose Foner is entering her third year as a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, where she focuses on Italian Renaissance painting and sculpture. She received her B.A. from Princeton University in 2011, where her senior thesis, “Suzy Frelinghuysen: Cubist Painter and Classical Performer,” was awarded the Grace May Tilton Senior Thesis Prize. In 2012 she earned her M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge. For her master’s thesis on depictions of Saint Catherine of Alexandria in Renaissance Italy, she received a Brancusi Travel Award from Kettle’s Yard to conduct research in Venice and Rome. Daria has held internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Marianne Boesky Gallery and has volunteered at the Fitzwilliam Museum. Last fall she co- organized the exhibition, “Goddess, Heroine, Beast: Anna Hyatt Huntington’s New York Sculpture, 1902-1936” at Columbia’s Wallach Gallery. Prior to attending Princeton, Daria danced as a member of the Norwegian National Ballet.
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 >