Miranda Saylor is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she specializes in art of viceregal Mexico and early modern Spain. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. Miranda’s dissertation examines the profound influence of the Spanish mystic author María de Ágreda on sacred art in the Americas. More generally, her research interests explore print culture, female piety, and Marian imagery in the early modern Ibero-American world. She has assisted with curatorial projects organized by El Museo del Barrio, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Most recently, she worked on Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s exhibitionFound in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, for which she also contributed to the catalogue.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership to Convene its 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will welcome fifteen art history doctoral students to New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. This fifth iteration of the program will bring ... Read More >
Highlights from the Fifth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) convened its fifth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program assembled 15 art history doctoral students from a dozen universities specializing in areas ranging from Roman glass portraits through to modern ... Read More >