Professor Zainab Bahrani wins the Lionel Trilling Prize for her book, The Infinite Image: Art, Time, and the Aesthetic Dimension in Antiquity. (Reaktion/University of Chicago Press, 2014).

The Lionel Trilling Prize, named after one of Columbia University’s legendary professors, is awarded to the best book in any field of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences written in the previous calendar year by a Columbia professor.

Previous recipients of the award in Art History are:
Jonathan Crary, 2001 for Suspension of Perception: Attention, Spectacle, and Modern Culture, and Simon Schama in 1995 for Landscape and Memory.