Distinguished art historian Brian Curran died on July 11, 2017 in State College, Pennsylvania. He was 64.
He was a full professor at the University of Pennsylvania specializing in Italian Renaissance art. His book, The Egyptian Renaissance: The Afterlife of Ancient Egypt in Early Modern Italy, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2007. He co-authored Obelisk: A History with Anthony Grafton, RAAR 2004, Pamela O. Long, FAAR 2004, and Benjamin Weiss. He also served as editor of the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome.
A memorial service is planned for September 9, 1017 at 3pm at the Hintz Family Alumni Center at Penn State University. map