Museums as Places of Storytelling
Exhibit / Holy Apostles / Paul Underwood

Museums as Places of Storytelling

Written by Thomas Busciglio, ICFA Intern (Spring 2015), University of California, Santa Barbara – Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) Edited by Rona Razon and Fani Gargova In 2014, I worked for the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the famed museum of modern art. There, in close contact with the public, I saw a woman kneeling … Continue reading

New Exhibit from ICFA: The Holy Apostles: Visualizing a Lost Monument
Exhibit / Paul Underwood

New Exhibit from ICFA: The Holy Apostles: Visualizing a Lost Monument

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) is proud to announce the opening of its newest exhibition! In conjunction with the 2015 Byzantine Studies Symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, Fani Gargova and Beatrice Daskas curated “The Holy Apostles: Visualizing a Lost Monument.” The exhibition highlights drawings by Paul A. Underwood, which resulted from a project to … Continue reading

Behind-the-Scenes at the Artamonoff Exhibition
Exhibit / Nicholas Artamonoff / Photographs

Behind-the-Scenes at the Artamonoff Exhibition

Written by: Alyssa DesRochers, Assistant Curator of the Artamonoff exhibition and  former ICFA Intern After months of preparation and a busy week of fabrication, Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947, opened on June 26 at the Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Studies. But the entire Artamonoff project at ICFA dates back more than two years, and we are so … Continue reading

Nicholas Artamonoff: On Exhibit in Istanbul
Exhibit / Nicholas Artamonoff / Photographs

Nicholas Artamonoff: On Exhibit in Istanbul

Over the past month, we have been talking about Thomas Whittemore and the Byzantine Institute, and their major contributions to the Byzantine studies and community. Whittemore and the Byzantine Institute made it their mission to preserve the major monuments in the former Byzantine empire such as the Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii. To preserve and … Continue reading

ICFA in the Dumbarton Oaks Museum!
Dumbarton Oaks Museum / Exhibit / Margaret Alexander / Mosaic

ICFA in the Dumbarton Oaks Museum!

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives is excited to announce the opening our newest exhibit: From Clearing to Cataloging: The Corpus of Tunisian Mosaics, which highlights the Margaret Alexander Collection at Dumbarton Oaks. The collection contains documents and photographs that relate to the fieldwork and publication associated with the Corpus des Mosaïques de Tunisie (CMT), or … Continue reading