Art History Radio Hour

Maria H. Loh is Professor in Art History at CUNY Hunter College. She holds a BA in History from McGill University (1993), a Certificat des Études from the École Régionale des Beaux Arts in Rennes (1995) as well as a Licence in art history from the Université de Rennes II, France (1996), and her MA/PhD in Art History from University of Toronto (2003). She was a predoctoral fellow at the Getty Research Institute (2000-2002), the Joanna Randall-MacIver Junior Research Fellow at St Hilda’s College Oxford (2003-2004), the recipient of a Philip Leverhulme Prize (2007-2009), the Willis F. Doney Member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2012-2013), and Visiting Professor at Villa I Tatti / Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (2018). Until 2016, she taught in the Department of History of Art at University College London. Her publications include Titian Remade, Repetition and the Transformation of Early Modern Italian Art (Los Angeles, 2007), Still Lives: Death, Desire, and the Portrait of the Old Master (Princeton, 2015), and Titian’s Touch. Art, Magic & Philosophy (London, 2019). She is the editor of Early Modern Horror (Oxford, 2011) and the co-editor of Mal’occhio: Looking Awry at the Renaissance (Oxford, 2009) and has published on: Venetian painting; early modern portraiture and loss; “special affect” in early modern painting and sculpture; melancholia and the Renaissance in Ottocento Italy; remakes in Chinese cinema; repetition in Hitchcock’s Vertigo; and the work of Sherrie Levine. Her current book project Liquid Sky will explore visual representations of early modern skies.