Sarah Hamill


Sarah Hamill (PhD, 2008; dissertation title “David Smith in Two Dimensions: Photography, Sculpture, and Space”) is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Sarah Lawrence College (formerly Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at Oberlin College). She is the author of David Smith in Two Dimensions: Photography and the Matter of Sculpture (University of California Press, 2015) (awarded a Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award and a Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant from the College Art Association in 2013), and, with Megan R. Luke, co-editor of Photography and Sculpture: The Art Object in Reproduction (Getty Publications, 2017). Hamill has published essays on modern sculpture, the history of art reproduction, and contemporary photography, and is currently completing a book on Mary Miss’s 1970s sculptures and films. She has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Getty Research Institute, and Villa I Tatti, the Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.