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Art History Faculty

Anna Tahinci, Affiliate

Fine Arts Building, Room 104A
713-743-3218
atahinci@uh.edu
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Education

MA, University of Athens
BA, MA, University of Paris IV, Sorbonne
BA, MA, University of Paris X, Nanterre
Special Degree in Museum Studies, Ecole du Louvre
PhD, MA, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Biographical Summary

Dr. Tahinci studied History and Archaeology in Greece, Museum Studies at the Ecole du Louvre, and Comparative Literature and Art History at the Sorbonne. She received her PhD from the Sorbonne with a specialization on 19th and 20th century French sculpture (dissertation on Rodin's collectors during his lifetime). She has worked at the Musée Rodin, the Musée d’Orsay, the Harvard Art Museum, and the Louvre. Besides UH, she has taught at Boston University–Paris, the University of Minnesota, Macalester College, and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She co-curated the sculpture exhibition for the Athens Olympic Games in 2004 and the exhibition Rodin and America at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University in 2011.