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Nicholas Landau Professor Emeritus of Art History
Curriculum Vitae
Born: 14th December 1926, in Jerusalem.

A. Education

1945-1951 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (General and Jewish History, Hebrew Literature), M.A.
1958-1959 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London,  (Art History), B.A.
1962 The Warburg Institute, University of London (Art History), Ph.D. Subject of Thesis: The Golden Haggadah; Supervisors: Prof. Francis Wormald and Prof. Hugo Buchthal


     B. Academic Credentials and Nominations

1999 Recipient of the Israel Prize
1998 -1999 Princeton University, Department of Art and Architecture, Visiting scholar
1997-1998 Center for Advanced Study in theVisual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Samuel H. Kress Professor.
Since 1991 Center for Jewish Art, The Hebrew University of  Jerusalem, Chairman, Academic Committee.
1987-1988 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, Member.
Since 1985 Wolf Foundation, Israel, Board Member.
1979-1991 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Center for Jewish Art, Founder and Director.
1984-1985 Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, Guest  Professor.
Since 1984 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Nicolas Landau Professor of Art History.
1983 Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Guest Professor.
1982   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Full Professor.
1979-1980 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Member.
1977-1979 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Institute of Fine and Performing Arts, Literature and Languages, Chairman.
Since 1975 Catalogue of Hebrew Illuminated  Manuscripts in the British Isles,
under the auspices of  the Israel Academy of  Sciences and Humanities and the British Academy, London, Chairman.
Since 1975 Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv University,  Art Advisor.
1974-1976 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Institute of Fine Arts, Chairman.
1974-1986 Journal of Jewish Art, Editor-in-Chief.
Since 1974 Index of Jewish Art, under the auspices of the International Union of Academies, Founder and Director.
Since 1976 Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Board  Member.
1973-1980 Gesta, International Center of Medieval Art, Foreign Editor.
1972 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Associate Professor.
1971-1974 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Art History, Chairman.
1969-1970 Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, Senior Fellow
1969 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Senior Lecturer.
1965-1970 Encyclopaedia Judaica, Illustration Editor, Editor of Art
1964 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Lecturer.
1963-1975 Massada Press, Art Editor.
1963-1994 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Art  History.






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