Nancy Thebaut is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Chicago, where she studies medieval art and theology. She earned a B.A. at Agnes Scott College (2008), an M.A. at the Courtauld Institute of Art (2009), and a “diplôme de muséologie” at the Ecole du Louvre (2011). In her dissertation, “Non est hic: Figuring Christ’s Absence in Early Medieval Art,” she studies images of Christ after his Resurrection made during the tenth through twelfth centuries in western Europe. Prior to beginning her doctorate, Nancy worked as an artist’s assistant for Judy Chicago and interned at the Musée de Cluny and the Cloisters, where she continues to be a guest lecturer. Nancy currently holds a two-year Kress History of Art Institutional Fellowship at the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) in Paris, as well as a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship.
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 >