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Mario Carpo

April - April 2000

Mario Carpo has been professor of architectural history at the École d'Architecture de Saint-Étienne since 1993.  He is also currently a researcher at the School of Architecture of Grenoble and a research consultant to the French Ministry of Culture.  He has been visiting professor at Cornell University, the University of Copenhagen, and the University of Florence.  Carpo made efficient use of a short fellowship term to complete an essay on the theories of Renaissance humanist and architect Leon Battista Alberti  (1404-1472) and their revival in American painting of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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