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About
Me

J. Cabelle Ahn, PhD is an independent art historian and writer based in New York. She received her PhD in History of Art & Architecture at Harvard University in 2024, where she completed a dissertation titled "Multiple Exposures: Drawings, Displays, and their Spaces in Eighteenth-century France." The project undertook a comprehensive analysis of early exhibition strategies in response to increasing public access to drawings, and the corresponding changes in the secondary market for drawings and prints after them. 

Her interest in French art and Old Master drawings began during her gap year in Paris in 2007. She majored in Art History at Wellesley College (2012) and holds MA degrees from the Courtauld Institute of Art (2013) and the Bard Graduate Center (2015). Her additional fields of specialization include new media art, the history of the art market, and strategies through which contemporary artists revisit and reinterpret the old masters.

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