Associate Professor of Art History
Lisa Pon received her A.B. and Ph.D. from Harvard, and her M.A. from Washington University. She has won fellowships from institutions including the Warburg Institute in London, the Getty Research Institute, the American Philosophical Society, and the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.), and published in leading journals including Art History, Word & Image, Art Bulletin, and Print Quarterly. Her first book, Raphael, Dürer, and Marcantonio Raimondi: Copying and the Italian Renaissance Print, was published by Yale University Press in 2004, and a volume she co-edited, The Books of Venice/Il Libro Veneziano, published by the Biblioteca Marciana in Venice, appeared in 2008. A specialist in early sixteenth-century Italian art, her current research and teaching focuses on the technology of art, the authority of the artist, and the work of art as religious image.
Teaching experience before 2005 at Harvard, University of Massachusetts/Boston, Tufts, and MIT. Curatorial experience at the Harvard Art Museum, the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, the ZKM/ Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe, Germany, and SMU. Editorial experience: Exhibition Reviews Editor for SHARP News since 2005.
Art and Culture of Renaissance Italy, Italian High Renaissance Art, Renaissance and Baroque Architecture: Sacred Spaces in Early Modern Italy, Early Modern Collecting, The Technology of Print, Raphael, Early Modern Venice, Artistic Collaboration in Renaissance Italy (projected for fall ‘10)