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Christopher Lakey

Christopher Lakey (Mellon Fellow and LMS Candidate) earned his doctorate in Art History at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2009 with a dissertation, “Relief in Perspective: Italian Medieval Sculpture and the Rise of Optical Aesthetic.” He was Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art, Johns Hopkins University 2012–13. He co-edited and contributed to a special issue of Gesta 51 (2012) and published “The Curious Case of the Chiarito Tabernacle: A New Interpretation,” Getty Research Journal 4 (2012): 13–30. As a Mellon Research Fellow he will explore the theme “Relief and the Rise of Optical Aesthetics (1100–1400).”

  • 2013–2014 - Mellon Fellows

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