BA, Art History, Hunter College City University of New York
MA, Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, Bard Graduate Center
Ann Bell is an art historian and lecturer. Her research interests include French society under the rule of Louis XIV and the history of theatre, with a focus on the commedia dell'arte. She lectures on the fine and decorative arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Morgan Library, and the Bard Graduate Center. Additionally, she teaches courses in design history and writing at the New York School of Interior Design.