The Academy Welcomes Peter Benson Miller as the New Andrew Heiskell Arts Director

Sep 08, 2013 4701

Peter Benson Miller began his three-year tenure as the Andrew Heiskell Arts Director on 1 August. We asked him about his career as an art historian and curator in New York, Paris, and Rome.

You moved to Rome in 2009 from Paris after a period at the Musée d'Orsay. What prompted your move?
Several factors led to my return to Rome in 2009, spurred by a gradual shift in my work as an art historian and curator towards modern and contemporary topics, after sustained interest in nineteenth-century orientalist painting.

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Source: American Academy in Rome

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