SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

Eric Frank

Eric Frank

Educated at Dartmouth College and New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, Eric Frank is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and an expert in Italian Renaissance art with a special interest in the history of the classical tradition in western art, from Greece to Rome and into the Middle Ages. A noted scholar, he served for many years as Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Currently he is Chair of the Art History and Visual Arts Department at Occidental.