Photo submitted by Jin Xu.

After the Autumn Town Hall, it was suggested that we post a list of our students alongside institutions where they have done research. The reasoning: wouldn’t it help future field-researchers to know who has previous experience with a given institution? Yes, it would. Right? So, here is a list-in-progress. If you are about to embark on a trip to any of these places, get in touch with the students who’ve been before. They’ll be glad to share tips, pointers, warnings, advice, etc.

Argentina:Buenos Aires

Harper Montgomery: Fundación Espigas, Fundación Hidalgo, Museo de Bellas Artes, Museo de Bellas Artes.

Brazil: São Paulo

Adrian Anagnost: Museo de Arte São Paulo (MASP), Universidade de São Paulo (USP) art library, Galeria Brito.

Hungary: Budapest

Chriscinda Henry: Museum of Fine Arts (Italian Renaissance Paintings)

Canada: Montréal

Lisa Zaher: Canadian Centre for Architecture

Canada: Toronto

Lisa Zaher: The Mira Godard Study Centre at Ryerson University

China: Beijing

Eleanor Hyun: National Library of China, Peking University Library, Tsinghua University Library.

Julia Orell: Peking University Library (incl. Rare Books and departmental libraries), National Library, Palace Museum.

China: Shanghai

Julia Orell: Shanghai Museum (painting storage) .

Croatia: Cavtat

Rachel Rossner: Kuća Vlaho Bukovac, Zbirka Baltazara Bogišića HAZU.

Croatia: Dubrovnik

Rachel Rossner: Državni arhiv u Dubrovniku, Znanstvena knjižnica, Zavod za povijesne znanosti u Dubrovniku HAZU.

Croatia: Zagreb

Rachel Rossner: Nacionalna i sveučilišna knjižnica, Strossmayerova galerija, Moderna galerija.

France: Paris

Joyce Cheng: BNF (Richelieu/François Mitterand), INHA, Bibliothèque Kandinsky Centre de Documentation, Médiathèque du Musée du Quai Branly.

Katie Kirtland: Bibliothèque du Film (BIFI),Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Archives françaises du film de CNC (in Bois D’Arcy, suburban Paris), Film Archives of the Cinematheque Française (in Fort de Saint Cyr, suburban Paris).

Rachel Rossner: BIbliothèque Nationale, Musée d’Orsay.

Marin Sarvé-Tarr: Bibliothèque Roméo Martinez at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Bpi at the Centre Pompidou, Bibliothèque Ste Geneviève.

Germany: Berlin

Angele Rosenberg: Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Germany: Dresden

Chriscinda Henry: Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister (Italian Renaissance Paintings).

Germany: Munich

Chriscinda Henry: Alte Pinakothek (Italian Renaissance Paintings).

Greece: Athens

Angele Rosenberg: National Archaeological Museum

Greece: Brauron

Angele Rosenberg: Archaeological Museum of Brauron

Greece: Delphi

Angele Rosenberg: Delphi Archaeological Museum and Archaeological Site at Delphi

Italy: Bergamo

Chriscinda Henry: Biblioteca Angelo Mai, Accademia Carrara.

Italy: Florence

Irene Backus: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Archivio di Stato, Kunsthistorisches Institut.

Chriscinda Henry: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale.

Iva Olah: Kunsthistorisches Institut and the Biblioteca Nazionale.

Italy: Rome

Ingrid Greenfield: American Academy in Rome, the Biblioteca Hertziana, the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, the Biblioteca di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte, the Instituto Italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente.

Italy: Venice

Chriscinda Henry: Archivio di Stato, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Museo e Biblioteca Correr, Museo e Biblioteca Querini Stampalia, Gallerie dell’Accademia.

Mexico: Mexico City

Harper Montgomery: Archivo General de la Nacion (AGN), CENIDIAP (National Fine Arts Archives), Calles Archives in a private foundation in La Condesa, MUNAL (National Museum), Biblioteca Nacional.

Montenegro: Cetinje

Rachel Rossner: Dvor Kralja Nikole I, Centralna narodna biblioteka Crne Gore, Državni arhiv Crne Gore.

Russia: St. Petersburg

Chriscinda Henry: Hermitage State Museum (Italian Renaissance Paintings, Research Library).

South Korea: Seoul

Eleanor Hyun: National Library of Korea, Seoul National University Library.

Switzerland: Lausanne

Adrian Anagnost: Musée de l’Elysée (musée pour la Photographie).

Switzerland: Neuchâtel

Adrian Anagnost: Institut Suisse pour la Conservation de la Photographie (ISCP).

Taiwan: Taipei

Eleanor Hyun: National Taiwan University Library, National Palace Museum Library.

Julia Orell: National Palace Museum (ordering images only).

United Kingdom: London

Iva Olah: British Museum Prints Room, Victoria & Albert Prints Room, Courtauld Institute Book Library.

Angele Rosenberg: British Museum

Lisa Zaher: National Art Gallery – Victoria and Albert MuseumBritish Film Institute National ArchiveBritish LibraryLUX

United States: Houston

Lisa Zaher: Museum of Fine Arts Houston

United States: Los Angeles

Sarah Miller: Getty Research Institute Special Collections.

United States: New York City

Kris Cohen: MOMA Architecture and Design Collection, Felix-Gonzalez-Torres Foundation Andrea Rosen Gallery.

Anna Lee: The International Center of Photography.

Sarah Miller: Museum of Modern Art Archives; Metropolitan Museum Photography Department Archival Collections; New York Public Library’s Photography Collection, Manuscripts and Archives Collections, and Performing Arts Special Collections; Photography and Archival Collections in the Museum of the City of New York.

Lisa Zaher: Visual Studies WorkshopAnthology Film Archives, MoMA Film Archive, Whitney Museum of American Art Archives

United States: Rochester, NY

Anna Lee: The George Eastman House of Photography and Film (in both the photography and technology collections)

United States: Tucson

Sarah Miller: Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona.

United States: Washington, DC

Katie Kirtland: Film Archive of the Library of Congress.

Anna Lee: The National Gallery of Art (department of photographs), Smithsonian National Museum of American History (photographic history collection)

Sarah Miller: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.


Classes start today. To commemorate this, the temperature dropped 20 degrees. Good thing Tara brought the plants in last week.

Tara and Tree
In other recent relocation news, the VRC’s lantern slides were packed up and moved last week to Theaster Gates’ new space on Dorchester.


We Have a Blog Now

Oh, hello. Welcome to The Voice of CWAC, the new Art History Department Blog. We hope to use this space to bring you news and announcements, to share photos and overly sentimental narratives of recent departmental parties, and for other as-yet-undetermined (but surely art historical) purposes. Onward!