Madeleine Haddon is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University in the Department of Art & Archaeology. She specializes in nineteenth-century French and Spanish painting. Her dissertation, “Local Color: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Paintings of Spain,” focuses on the preoccupation with Spain in nineteenth-century art and its relationship to color, both human and painted. Madeleine is also a 2017–2018 Graduate Affiliate of the Program in European Cultural Studies at Princeton. Before coming to Princeton, she was the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Center for Curatorial Leadership from 2012 to 2014. She has previously held curatorial positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum, and Sally and Werner H. Kramarsky Collection. Madeleine has also worked at the Studio Museum in Harlem andVanity Fair. She received her B.A. in the History of Art from Yale University. Her thesis, “The Maja in Francisco de Goya’sLos Caprichos,” earned an Andrew W. Mellon Travel Grant to support her research in Madrid, and was awarded the A. Conger Goodyear Prize by Yale’s Department of the History of Art and the Yale University Art Gallery.
Highlights from the Fourth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This summer, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) hosted fifteen art history doctoral students in New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Designed to offer emerging scholars the knowledge and skills to pursue curatorial work, ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership Selects Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students for its 2017 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will host fifteen art history doctoral students for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Building on the success of the first ... Read More >
Congratulations to Kristopher Driggers (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2017) who has been named Assistant Curator, Bernard and Jeanette Schmidt Curator of Latin American Art at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block. Kris participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2017, and expects to complete his doctoral work in ... Read More >