Agnieszka Anna Ficek

Agnieszka Anna Ficek

Research Interests

  • Major: eighteenth-century fine and decorative art; Minor: Art of the Early Modern Hispanic World


  • B.V.A., University of South Australia
  • B.A., State University of New York, Empire State College
  • M.A., City University of New York, Hunter College

Research interests: Agnieszka’s dissertation, ‘From Allegory to Revolution: The Inca Empire in the Eighteenth-Century French Imagination,’ focuses on transatlantic visual and material cultures, as well as the cultural and scientific exchange between France, Brazil, and the Spanish American colonies. Her research has been published in peer reviewed journals such as Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, and will appear in the forthcoming volume Women and the Art and Science of Collection: Eighteenth-Century Collecting Beyond Europe, edited by Dr. Arlene Leis and Dr. Kacie Wills. She has worked at various museums, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and El Museo del Barrio. Most recently, she was awarded a research fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and the Social Sciences Research Council’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship.