February - February 2002
Bruce Boucher is professor of the history of art at University College in the University of London. His research focuses on Italian sculpture and architecture of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as the writings of Jacob Burckhardt. He is the author of The Sculpture of Jacopo Sansovino (1991), Andrea Palladio: The Architect in His Time (1994), and Italian Baroque Sculpture (1998), as well as numerous articles. He is currently curator of an international exhibition on Italian terracotta sculpture and co-editor of an anthology of writings on art theory from 1400 to 1680. At the Clark, Boucher will continue work on Burckhardt, focusing on a study of the cultural historian's writings in the context of nineteenth-century German culture.