The world-renowned Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art has announced the appointments of members for 2015–2016. They include Iain Boyd Whyte of the University of Edinburgh as Samuel H. Kress Professor; Paul B. Jaskot of DePaul University as Andrew W. Mellon Professor; Thomas Kren of the J. Paul Getty Museum as Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor for spring 2016; and Vidya Dehejia of Columbia University as the Sixty-Fifth A. W. Mellon Lecturer in the Fine Arts for spring 2016. “This year, CASVA’s topics range from the gold discs of Chichen Itza to the encounters between art and science in the work of Hungarian artist György Kepes,” said Earl A. Powell III, director, National Gallery of Art. “This incoming class of CASVA appointees exemplifies the Center’s diverse and dynamic nature.” n addition, six senior and four

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