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About the Artist (from CVA): Joanne Pillsbury is the Andrall E. Pearson Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. A specialist in the art and archaeology of the ancient Americas, she holds a Ph.D. in art history and archaeology from Columbia University. Previously associate director of the Getty Research Institute, and prior to that, director of Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, she has also taught at the University of Maryland and the University of East Anglia. She was the editor or co-editor of numerous volumes, including the three-volume Guide to Documentary Sources for Andean Studies, 1530-1900 (2008); Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru (2001); and Ancient Maya Art at Dumbarton Oaks (2012), recipient of the College Art Association’s Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Award. Her 2012 volume, Past Presented: Archaeological Illustration and the Ancient Americas, was honoured with the Association for Latin American Art Book Award. Her recent articles have addressed markets and redistribution in the pre-Hispanic Andes, the history of archaeology and collecting, and architectural sculpture at Chan Chan, Peru.
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