Sarah C. Rosenthal, M.A.

Predoctoral Fellow

Main Focus

  • The ethics of artistic practice
  • Material histories of political phenomena
  • Wartime and post-war visual and material culture
  • Histories of collecting
  • Art, imprisonment, and liberation

Research Project

Draw Your Weapons: Urs Graf and the Self-Preservation of Drawings

Publications (Selection)

  • “Impressions of Imprisonment: David Alfaro Siqueiros’ 13 Grabados”, in From Posada to Isotype, from Kollwitz to Catlett: Exchanges of Political Print Culture: Germany-Mexico, 1900–1968, ed. Benjamin H. D. Buchloh and Michelle N. Harewood, Madrid 2022, pp. 342–347.

Curriculum Vitae

Sarah C. Rosenthal is a PhD candidate in History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. Though focusing on Northern Renaissance art for her doctoral work, she also writes about modern and contemporary art and enjoys working with living artists. She has previously held a residency at eikones, the Center for the Theory and History of the Image at the University of Basel. Sarah has an AB from Harvard University and a MA with distinction from the Courtauld Institute of Art.

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