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Assistant Professor
308 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3732
19th Century European Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008
Assistant Professor
309 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1322
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
Professor
404 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3784
Early Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1981
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0352
Early Christian, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art
Ph.D., Courtald Institute of Art, University of London, 1989
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
403 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3789
History of Modern Architecture
Ph.D., Yale University, 1987
Associate Professor
307 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3774
American Art
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Associate Professor
223 East Pyne
(609) 258-7258
20th Century Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996
Townsend Martin '17 Professor of Art & Archaeology
314 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3790
20th Century Art
Ph.D., City University of New York, 1990
Assistant Professor
315 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-5319
Northern Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
313 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3760
European Art and Architecture 1500-1800 in its Global Context; World Art History; Geography and Historiography of Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1977; Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa, Technische Universität Dresden, 2010; Doctor Historiae Artium Honoris Causa, Masaryk University, Brno, 2013
Professor
401 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9098
Roman Art and Architecture; Hellenistic Art; Renaissance Antiquarianism
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1991
David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art
310 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0914
History of Photography and Modern Art
Ph.D., Yale University, 1980
Associate Professor
305 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-7456
African and African Diaspora Art
Ph.D., Emory University, 2004
P. Y. & Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History
406 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-6249
Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974
Assistant Professor
306 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3771
Contemporary Art and Criticism
Ph.D., Yale University, 2008
Professor
316 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9338
Japanese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Lecturer with Rank of Professor
Professor
Institute for Advanced Study
(609) 734-8000
Twentieth-century European and American Art
Director of the Art Museum
142 Art Museum
(609) 258-2870
18th-Century European Art
PhD, Oxford University, 1992
Lecturers
Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
304 McCormick Hall
609-258-8593
European Art 1500-1800
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2012
Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Art and Archaeology
204 Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8858
Classic Maya Art and Society
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2007
Peter Jay Sharp, *52, Curator and Lecturer
251 Art Museum
(609) 258-8805
Art of the Ancient Americas
Ph.D., Tulane University, 2006
Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
205A Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8860
Egyptology
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Lecturer
311 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3797
Italian Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2008
Lecturer
312 McCormick Hall
(609)258-6313
Medieval and/or Renaissance-Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009
Associate Professional Specialist
302 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1423
Eastern Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 1994
Research Staff
Emeriti
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3798
Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3794
History of Photography and Modern Art
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3778
Classical Art & Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Professor
(609) 258-3782
Early Christian/Byzantine Architecture and Monumental Decoration
Ph.D., New York University, 1971
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Chinese Art
Ph.D., Princeton, 1958
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
20th-Century Art
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Northern Renaissance Art
Professor
Roman Art
Ph.D., Göttingen University, 1986
Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art & Archaeology
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3799
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1976
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3769
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1966
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
Japanese Art
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974
Christopher B. Sarofim '86 Professor of American Art, Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3785
American Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1965
Slobodan Curcic
Slobodan Curcic
Slobodan Ćurčić
Professor Emeritus
curcic@princeton.edu
Early Christian/Byzantine Architecture
and Monumental Decoration
Ph.D., New York University, 1971
CV (pdf)

Slobodan Ćurčić retired from Princeton in 2010, after 28 years of teaching and after having mentored 25 graduate students who received their PhD degrees from the Department. Since September 2010 he has been living in Thessaloniki, Greece, where he has been happy to welcome numerous friends with or without student groups visiting the city. His book, Architecture in the Balkans from Diocletian to Süleyman the Magnificent (ca. 300-ca. 1550) was published by Yale University Press (London) in 2010. In the same year, he was the guest curator and a co-organizer of the exhibition “Architecture as Icon: Perception and Representation of Architecture in Byzantine Art”. The exhibition, co-sponsored by Princeton University and the European Center for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Monuments, in Thessaloniki, Greece was on view in Fall 2009 in Thessaloniki and in Spring 2010 in PUAM, Princeton. A catalogue, specifically prepared for this occasion, was published under the auspices of PUAM. A book written by the former students and edited by Mark Johnson, Robert Ousterhout and Amy Papalexandrou, Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and Its Decoration. Studies in Honor of Slobodan Ćurčić, was published in 2012 by Ashgate Publishing Company.

Since his retirement in 2010, Ćurčić has continued an active professional life. As a Chief Curatorial Consultant, he contributed to the organization of the exhibition Transition to Christianity: Art of Late Antiquity, 3rd – 7th Century A.D., organized by the Onassis Foundation (U.S.A.), N.Y.C in collaboration with the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens, Greece. The exhibition opened on December 7, 2011 and will be on view until May 12 at the Onassis Center in NYC. Since October 2010 Ćurčić has been active giving lectures in Thessaloniki (2), Vienna, Oxford (2), Athens, Volos, and Heidelberg.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS: "Byzantine Aspects of Church Towers in Norman Sicily," Giorgiod'Antiochia. L 'arie delIa politica in Sicilia nel XII secolo tra Bisanzio el'lslam. Atti del convegno internazionale (Palermo, 19-20 aprile 2007),ed. M. Re and C. Rognoni, Byzantino- Sicula, 5. Palermo, 2009, 65-85, tav. III-XXI.; "Representations of Towers in Byzantine Art: The Question of Meaning," Byzantine Art: Recent Studies: Essays in Honor of Lois Dretoer, ed. C. Hourihane, Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 33; Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 378. Princeton, 2009, 1-35; "Secular and Sacred in Byzantine Architecture," Anathemata Eortika. Studies in Honor of Thomas F. Mathews, ed. J. Alchermes, et a1. Mainz am Rhein, 2009, l10-17; H Architektonike os Eikona: Proslepse kai Anaparastase tes Architektonikes ste Byzantine Techne. ed. S. Curcic and E. Hadjitryphonos. Thessalonike, 2009; Architecture as Icon: Perceptions and Representations of Architecture in Byzantine Art, ed. S. Curcic and E. Hadjitryphonos. New Haven, CT, 2010; "Architecture as Icon," Architecture as Icon: Perceptions and Representations of Architecture in Byzantine Art, ed. S. Curcic and E. Hadjitryphonos. New Haven, CT, 2010, 3-37; Architecture in the Balkans from Diocletian to Siileyman the Magnificent (300-1550) New Haven, CT, 2010.'; "Christianization of Thessalonike: The Making of Christian Urban Topography," From Roman to Early Christian Thessalonike: Studies in Religion and Archaeology, ed. L. Nasrallah, C. Bakirtzis and S. J. Friesen, Harvard Theological Studies, 64. Cambridge, MA, 2010, 213-44; "Some Further Thoughts on the Architecture and Art of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo," Die Cappella PalatinainPalermo Geschichte, Kunst, Funktionen. Forschungensergebnisse der Restaurierungen [Gebundene Ausgabe] , ed. T. Dittelbach. Kiinzelsau, 2011,131-46,379-85,525-33; "Relevance and Irrelevance of Space in Byzantine Ecclesiastical Architecture," The Notion of Space in Byzantine Architecture. Aimos-EMMABP, 4th seminar, ed. E. Hadjitryphonos, Thessalonike, 2011, 23-29;"'Living Icons' in Byzantine Churches: Image and Practice in Eastern Christianity," Spatial Icons: Performativity in Byzantium and Medieval Russia, ed. A. Lidov. Moscow, 2011, 192-212; “Divine Light: Symbolic and Material Aspects of Byzantine Architecture," Architecture of the Sacred: Space, Ritual, and Experience from Classical Greece to Byzantium, ed. B. Wescoat and R. Ousterhout. Cambridge, 2012, 307-37; "'Diaconicon ' as a Monastic Cell. The Question of Functional Intentions in Monastic Church Architecture of Serbia and Byzantium," SYMEIKTA. Collection of Papers on the 40* Anniversary of the Institute for Art History of the Faculty of Philosophy, Belgrade University, ed.1. Stevovic (Belgrade, in press) (in Serbian with English summary}; "Architecture in Byzantium, Serbia, and the Balkans through the Lenses of Modem Historiography." Serbien und Byzanz, ed. C. Sode and M. Angar. Cologne, in press.