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Art history educator

Martha Pollak, American art history educator. Fulbright fellow, 1979-1980, fellow Kress Foundation, 1990-1991; research grantee American Philosophical Society, 1987, Newberry Library., 1989-1990.

Background

Pollak, Martha was born on July 14, 1951 in Sighet, Romania. Came to the United States, 1966. Daughter of Myron and Margaret (Tessler) Pollak.

Education

Student, Delft (The Netherlands) University, 1972. Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985.

Career

Lecturer, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1982;lecturer, Northeastern U., Boston, 1983;assistant professor art history, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1983-1991;associate professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1991. Senior lecturer Courtauld Institute, U. London, 1990-1991.

Works

Membership

Cons. Foundation for Drawings of Architecture, Washington, 1987-1990, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1987-1990. Fellow Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts (senior). Member Society Architectural Historians, College Art Association, Renaissance Society American, American History Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: architectural photography.

Connections

Married Marco Fulvio Diani, July 27, 1984.

father:
Myron Pollak

mother:
Margaret (Tessler) Pollak

spouse:
Marco Fulvio Diani