Roberts, Mary

Anne Ferran

Mary Roberts, Robert Sterling Clark Visiting Professor in Art History, Williams College and Professor of Art History, University of Sydney, was awarded the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand’s Book Prize for Istanbul Exchanges. She is a leading figure in Orientalist and Ottoman art studies, with particular expertise in the art and culture of travel. Her first book was Intimate Outsiders: The Harem in Ottoman and Orientalist Art and Travel Literature. She has co-edited four other books and has received numerous awards and fellowships. Her next book is on Artists as Collectors of Islamic Art.


On Rorotoko:

On her book Istanbul Exchanges: Ottomans, Orientalists, and Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture
(Our Cover Feature of January 31, 2017)