Instructor, Art History, Theory and Criticism (2006). BFA, 1981, School of the Art Institute; MA, 1988, University of Chicago; PhD candidate, Art History, University of Chicago. Independent Curator: Harold Washington Library; Ancient Echoes Gallery; State of Illinois Building; Chicago Cultural Center.
Nancy Feldman specializes in Medieval and Textile Art History. Her research and teaching interests include the production, exchange, and display of luxury objects in medieval and renaissance Europe and Mediterranean societies, 800–1500, as well as the study of textiles of contemporary indigenous peoples. Recent research and papers feature the study of textile production of embroidered, luxury objects in late medieval Paris. Other projects include co-directing a movie with the Field Museum titled Shipibo: Movie of our Memories that documents contemporary culture of the Shipibo people in Peru's remote Amazon. Dr. Feldman received her Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Chicago.
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