Margot Bernstein is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University with a specialty in eighteenth-century art and visual culture. Her dissertation, “Carmontelle’s Facebook: Portraiture, Persona, and Permeability in Eighteenth-Century France,” examines hundreds of portraits on paper produced by Louis Carrogis called Carmontelle (1717-1806), a French amateur draftsman. Margot received her B.A. in art history and history from Williams College in 2010. She taught English for the French Ministry of Education in Paris during the 2010-2011 academic year. In 2012, she earned her M.A. in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, where she studied eighteenth-century French and British drawings. She also holds an M.A. and an M.Phil. in art history from Columbia University. Margot has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, the Morgan Library & Museum, the New-York Historical Society, the Calder Foundation, and the Williams College Museum of Art.
Center for Curatorial Leadership Engages Next Generation of Museum Leaders Fifteen Art History Doctoral Students Selected for 2016 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This year, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomes its third class of art history doctoral students to the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The two-week ... Read More >
Highlights from the Third Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice Over the course of two weeks in July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed fifteen art history doctoral students to New York for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Now in its third year, the program exposes ... Read More >
Kit Brooks (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2016) has been named Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the National Museum of Asian Art, formerly known as the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Brooks participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2016 and completed ... Read More >