Fellows News

Matthew P. Canepa

Jun 14, 2018

Matthew P. Canepa, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts Research, 2015, is pleased to announce the publication of his latest book, The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity through Architecture, Landscape and the Built Environment, 550 BCE-642 CE (University of California Press, June 2018). Canepa is an historian of art, archaeology and religions. A leader in the field of ancient Iranian art and archaeology, his research focuses on the intersection of art, ritual and power in the eastern Mediterranean, Persia and the wider Iranian world. His Guggenheim Fellowship supported his work on this project.