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Camille Dantin

C.Dantin
Program

PhD - Art History

Thesis Title

TBD

Supervisor

Dr. Elaine Cheasley Paterson

Research Interests
  • Ceramics and crafts
  • Cultural exchange through artistic movements, techniques, methods
  • Exiles and Migrations
  • Modernism
  • Bauhaus
  • Arts and Crafts 

Biography

Dantin's research examines the impact of Central European potters on Modern American ceramics in the migratory context of the 1930s and 1940s in California. 

Camille completed her MA at the École du Louvre (FR) with a focus on Museum Studies and the Art Market (2014). Her two thesis were titled "Historic Changes and Conditions affecting the Ceramic Market in France, from the 1950s to the present year" and "The Exhibition and the Representation of the French African Colonies at the 1900 International Exhibition in Paris." While studying, Camille worked as a Research and Sales Assistant for several fine art and design galleries in Paris. Camille obtained her BA in Art History from the University of Sussex (UK) and the Université Michel de Montaigne (FR) (2011). 

Since completing her MA, Camille has worked for the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (IT) and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College (US). Currently, Camille works as a Research Assistant at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in the Department of Decorative Arts and Design. As such, she has been writing labels and literature for MMFA exhibitions, articles for the MMFA magazine, as well as acquisition reports.

 

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