Kjell Wangensteen is a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University studying Northern Baroque art. His dissertation, "Hyperborean Baroque: Sweden and the European Landscape Tradition, 1644-1718," focuses on the artistic milieu of Sweden's so-called "Era of Greatness." He is a recipient of the Theodore Rousseau Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has held positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum. He received his B.A. with honors in art history from Yale College, an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, and an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
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 >
Kjell Wangensteen (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named Assistant Curator of European Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. In 2014, Kjell participated in the inaugural CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program included coursework, visits to collections and exhibitions around NYC, conversations with cultural leaders, mentorship from The ... Read More >