Robert S Nelson

Robert S Nelson studies and teaches medieval art at Yale University, mainly in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the history and methods of art history. He was the co-curator of Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai at the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2006-2007 and is the author of <i≥Hagia Sophia, 1850–1950: Holy Wisdom Modern Monument (University of Chicago press)

Articles

  • The Unlikely Saviour of Sancta Sophia

    From Issue 49

    Thomas Whittemore, the American scholar and philanthropist, was instrumental in restoring the Byzantine treasures of Ayasofya. Robert S Nelson delves into his enigmatic life

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