Ellen Prokop

Photograph of Ellen Prokop

Ellen Prokop is Associate Head of Research at the Frick Art Reference Library and a member of the institution’s Digital Art History Lab. She was the co-editor of a special theme issue on digital art history for The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2018) and has published several articles and essays on Spanish art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, including most recently a chapter in El Greco Comes to America: The Discovery of a Modern Old Master (2017). She is currently preparing two book manuscripts: an overview of the collecting and exhibition histories of El Greco, Diego de Velázquez, and Bartolomé Murillo; and an annotated translation of Fray Juan Ricci’s artistic treatise of ca. 1660, La pintura sabia. During her doctoral studies at New York University she held a Theodore Rousseau Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a research grant from the Fundación Carolina, Centro de Estudios Hispánicos e Iberoamericanos, and a Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship from the university. Her post-doctoral research has been supported by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses at New York University and Hunter College, City University of New York. Prokop is the editor of "Discoveries in the Photoarchive."

Research: Research Department, Frick Art Reference Library