Katherine Werwie

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Medieval Art

Katherine Werwie studies Western medieval art with a focus on French sculpture. She received her B.A. in Art History from Barnard College followed by an M.Phil in the History of Art from the University of Cambridge where she wrote a dissertation exploring the image of the personification of death as a tool of affect in pastoral literature from 1250 to 1350. Prior to entering the PhD program, Katherine served as a Kress Fellow at the Worcester Art Museum where she oversaw the reinstallation of the museum’s collection of medieval art. In addition, she has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, and the Morgan Library and Museum.