A public lecture by Amy Landau, Visiting Scholar, UCLA
Amy Landau is a visiting scholar at the Center for Near Eastern Studies, UCLA. She is currently working towards the publication of her thesis, which is entitled, “Farangi-sazi at Isfahan: the Court Painter Muhammad Zaman, the Armenians of New Julfa and Shah Sulayman (1666-1694)”. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Islamic Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, in 2007. She was formerly Research Assistant to the Chief Curator at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and has held fellowships at the Warburg Institute (University of London), the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Her work focuses on shifts in the visual culture of Early Modern Iran, with particular emphasis on the development and significance of hybrid artistic idioms resulting from transimperial exchange.
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