Doctoral candidate Chaeri Lee has been awarded a two-year Ittleson Fellowship through the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts to support the completion of her dissertation. In the first year of the fellowship, she will be carrying out research in museums and libraries in Europe that have extensive holdings of nineteenth-century Persian lacquer painting and photography. Her dissertation, titled “Āthār: Visualizing Vestiges of the Past,” examines the revitalized interest in the ancient past in Qajar Iran and analyzes its visual expression through a vast range of artistic mediums, such as photography and lacquer painting.
Ph.D. candidate Chaeri Lee awarded Ittleson fellowship
Monday, June 5, 2023